Search the woods, fields, and edges of the Arboretum for birds. Join us to learn about migrants and year-round resident birds with an expert guide. Please be prepared to spend most of the class outdoors; no prior experience in birding is necessary.
Notes: Held entirely outdoors. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. Limit 20
Supplies: Binoculars and a field guide will be useful. A small number of binoculars will be available for check out on a first come first served basis.
Recommended ages: Children ages 12 and up welcome with adult registrant.
Schedule and Location
Summer Session (register below)
Saturdays, August 18 or September 15, 2018, 8:00 to 10:30 a.m.
- Section B: August 18 with Phyllis Mertz
- Section C: September 15 with Ron Skleney
Fall Session (registration opens August 21)
Saturdays, October 20, November 17, and December 15, 2018, 8:00 to 10:30 a.m.
- Section A: October 20 with Vicky Sroczynski
- Section B: November 17 with Phyllis Mertz
- Section C: December 15 with Jay Sturner
Fees and Admission
Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum.
ONLINE: REGISTER NOW
BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted, M-F, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
IN PERSON: Stop by Visitor Center during open hours.
Weather Cancellation Hotline
Classes run rain or shine unless there is a threat of server weather. If severe weather is forecast please call 630-719-7979 for updates on weather related cancellations.