The Morton Arboretum, Meadow Lake Restoration

The Morton Arboretum

Meadow Lake Restoration / Wet Land Remediation

Project Scope

6 acre lake restoration project including moving over 100,000 cy of soil, stabilizing over 3,800 lf of shoreline, constructing an underground conveyance system to inner connect a supply lake over 1 mile away, and the planting of over 100,000 native plants.


The Morton Arboretum
Mr. Kris Bachtell, Vice President of Collections and Facilities
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532
630.719.2437 PH

Category: Lake & Wetland Restoration

Budget: $3,000,000

Featherstone Facts

Average Bid to Build Variance -3.11%,
Average Value for Fee at 145%
Last 5 years – 5 Fabulous Parks
Last 5 years – 5 Fantastic Libraries
Multiple, Decades-Longstanding, Client Relationships – The Morton Arboretum, Chicago Botanic Garden, Brookfield Zoo, the Wauconda Public Library, The Schaumburg Township District Library