The Board of Directors of Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden would like to welcome Dan Riggs as the new Executive Director for the arboretum. He brings with him over 33 years of experience in natural resource management, most recently with Rock Cut State Park.

Dan’s deep appreciation for the natural beauty and diversity of northern Illinois will be an asset in continuing the legacy of Klehm and continuing the growth of educational and recreational opportunities for its members and the public.




Press Conference:

Wednesday, January 23 at 2pm the media are invited to meet Dan and hear more about the enthusiasm and experience he brings to his new role as Executive Director at Klehm Arboretum.

Open House:

Klehm is inviting the the community to welcome Dan at an informal open house in Klehm’s Visitors Center on Wednesday, January 23 from 4-6 pm. We hope to see you there!

For more information about these events, please contact Jessica Lawrence at [email protected] or (815) 965-8146.