Oak Woodland Restoration Begins

Oak Woodland Restoration Begins

Work has begun to restore 15 acres of native oak woodland at Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden. This project, funded by a grant from the Dr. Courtney J. & Margaret Hutchins Hamlin Family Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois, allows Klehm to...
New Treehouse Project at Klehm

New Treehouse Project at Klehm

A new initiative by Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden is expected to take visitors to new heights. The nonprofit living museum, owned by Forest Preserves of Winnebago County, is in the early planning stages to construct three treehouses in as many years on the...
2015 Annual Report Available

2015 Annual Report Available

“Along with the Board of Directors, we extend our sincere appreciation to the individuals, corporations, foundations and the Forest Preserves of Winnebago County who provided generous funding and support for Klehm’s ongoing operations. Collectively, we have...
Klehm Receives Award

Klehm Receives Award

Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden is honored to recently be awarded the 2014 Non-Profit Beautification Award by the Rockford Area Gardeners of America. The award is in recognition of an outstanding Horticultural and Floral Site serving Rockford and Northern...
Young Explorers Youth Program

Young Explorers Youth Program

The Young Explorers Youth Nature Program is well underway and kids are enjoying hands-on, educational activities that are nature based.  University of Illinois Extension  – JoDaviess, Stephenson and Winnebago Counties and Klehm Arboretum have partnered to host...
Klehm Receives Challenge Grant

Klehm Receives Challenge Grant

Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden has been awarded a matching grant of $10,000 by the Carroll H. Starr Endowment Challenge Grant of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois. According to Klehm Executive Director Daniel Riggs, the grant will be used to build...