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Wolves, Otters, and More: New Wildlife in Chicagoland

Discover new wildlife living in our forest preserves. Animals such as wolves and otters that had nearly been extirpated from Illinois have recently been reported in our forest preserves. Join wildlife biologist Chris Anchor to hear more about these animals - where are they coming from, their biology, and what to expect from our new neighbors.Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Woodland Stewardship Program Orientation

Join us for a FREE orientation program on the new format for the Woodland Stewardship Program, including classes with online and in-person components at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Smartphone Photography

This class will cover the best ways to use your smartphone to capture attractive images, and recommend a selection of good starter apps for some basic post-processing of your photos at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 8, OR Saturday, October 29, 2016, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Tree Pose Yoga

Experience nature from a new angle through fun animal and tree yoga poses at The Morton Arboretum! Mondays, October, 3 through 31, 2016, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Soil and Water Conservation Merit Badge

Learn how to study, protect and conserve soil and water resources in this merit badge class at The Morton Arboretum. (Canceled) Two Saturdays, October 1 and November 5, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Fall Ikebana

Capture the graceful curve of an unfolding bud, the surprise of new leaves, or the lightness of a cloud through Ikebana -- the art of Japanese flower arranging at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 24, or Saturday, October 1, 2016, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.

50 Shades of Greens

Incorporate dark leafy greens into your diet. Learn how these nutritious veggies benefit your health at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 to noon

Fall Tree Walk

Delight in the changing seasons during this educational walk among the Arboretum’s trees. Saturdays, October 1, 8, OR 15, 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. OR Sundays, October 23 or 30, 2016, 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Golden Hour Photography

Join an expert photographer for golden hour, that magical moment just before sunset when the soft light gives the Arboretum a special, warm glow. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Acorn Express Adventures: Homeschool Journey

Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram ride adventure through the Arboretum! The first Wednesday of each Month, April 6 through October 5, 2016 9:30 to 10:15 a.m.