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Field Ecology: Summer

Explore the natural world of Illinois in the summer session of Field Ecology. Learn how our natural world has changed over time and been shaped by people. Field experiences in the natural areas of the Arboretum allow us to observe these concepts in action.
 
Notes: Held indoors and outdoors. Please dress for the weather, including sun protection. Includes walking on trails and uneven terrain. Limit 20.
Supplies: Please bring equipment for writing in the field and carry a water bottle
Certificate information: Satisfies a Naturalist Certificate Requirement; may be used to fulfill a Photography Certificate Requirement; WSP Elective (12 hours)
Educator opportunity: 12 CPDUs available
Course number: 
N013
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 

2 Wednesdays, June 18-25, 7:00-9:00 p.m. and 2 Saturdays, June 21-28, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. or 4 Tuesdays, July 1-22, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

  • Section A: 2 Wednesdays, June 18-25, 7:00-9:00 p.m. and 2 Saturdays, June 21-28, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. with Scott Kobal, ecologist, Forest Preserve District of DuPage County 
  • Section B: 4 Tuesdays, July 1-22, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with Cyndi Duda, field ecologist, Witness Tree Native Landscapes

 

FEES AND ADMISSION: 

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$138.00 members
$162.00 nonmembers
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

CALL: 630-719-2468
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.
ONLINE: REGISTER NOW