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Wander through the ever-changing array of blooms in our woodlands and prairie to learn how to identify wildflowers such as trillium, mayapple, and dog-tooth violet and hear about their folklore at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, April 19, Saturday, April 28, or Friday, May 4, 2018, 8:30 to 11:00 a.m.
Explore the interactions that drive ecosystem function and learn to identify plants, animals, and fungi in relation to ecological habitats at The Morton Arboretum. Online component begins: Friday, April 20, 2018. In person component: Sunday, April 29, 2018, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Learn a new skill and add whimsy to your home garden this spring at The Morton Arboretum! (CANCELED) Friday, April 20, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to noon
Earn your Weather Merit Badge as you explore meteorology and discuss how weather affects the economy and our daily lives at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, April 21, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
See the Arboretum through the eyes of an expert photographer. Saturday, April 21, 2018, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Learn the essential skills and knowledge for raising happy, healthy backyard chickens at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, April 21, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to noon
Learn how to build a safe and comfortable home for your hens at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, April 21, 2018, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
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, April 21 or June 16, 2018, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
CANCELED. Learn about forests, what they are, how they function, and why they are so important for our future at The Morton Arboretum. Three Saturdays: April 21, May 12, and May 19, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and Mondays and Wednesdays, May 7 through 30, 2018, 3:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest at The Morton Arboretum. Select Saturdays or Mondays, April 23, through June 25, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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