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Forestry Merit Badge

Explore the woodlands of The Morton Arboretum while learning about management techniques, biodiversity, forest ecosystems, and forest health. Create your own field book to identify local trees and shrubs by leaves, buds, and bark. Study the growth patterns of different wood samples. Understand the importance of forest ecosystems for humans and wildlife. Investigate the health of a forest while observing signs of insects, fires, and disease. Participate in conservation efforts to build a better forest ecosystem.

Instructor: Barb Vrchota, education program guide, The Morton Arboretum
Notes: Limit 14

Course number: 
M107
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 

Sunday, February 2, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Outpost

FEES AND ADMISSION: 

Fee is per child. Fee includes admission to the Arboretum.

$35.00 members
$42.00 nonmembers
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

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