Learn to recognize 40 common conifers, plus a few unusual ones. You also will learn about the botanical relationships, cultivation, and natural history of this fascinating group of plants. Discuss the trees in the classroom then visit the outstanding specimens on the Arboretum’s grounds.
Instructor: Edward Hedborn, plant records manager, The Morton Arboretum
Notes: Each session includes an outdoor walk, so please dress for winter weather. Limit 20
Supplies: A hand lens will be useful.
Recommended Text: Winter Tree Finder, by May T. Watts and Tom Watts, $4.95, available in The Arboretum Store.
Certificate information: Naturalist, Home Landscape Gardening Certificate, WSP Elective (12 hours)
4 Sundays, February 9-March 2, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Botany Lab, Research Center
Fee includes admission to the Arboretum.
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.
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