2016 Summer Appeal

2016 Summer Appeal

Dear Friends of Klehm, Have you been to Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden lately?  Rockford’s living museum continues to evolve and transform, like Rockford, change happens over time and is the product of hard work and positive attitudes.  You can see change, but...

Volunteers Needed

We are gearing up for an active 2016 and are in need of many volunteers for upcoming events and work in the gardens. School groups welcome! If you are interested in helping in any of these capacities, contact Chris at 815-965-8146. Current Opportunities [contact-form...
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...