Learn to identify trees without their leaves. Explore the winter identification of trees at the Arboretum and develop the skills to identify trees on your own using clues found in buds, fruits, leaf scars, bark, and branching patterns of winter trees. (sold out) 5 Sundays, January 17-February 14, 2016, 1:00-4:00 p.m. Sign up for each day a la carte or take all five sessions for a complete introduction to winter trees.
This course is designed for the beginning nature photographer to become confident and focused. You will learn to be familiar with your camera controls, basic composition, transferring and editing your digital images at The Morton Arboretum. (Canceled) 2 Tuesdays, February 16-23, 2016, 6:30-9:30 p.m. and Saturday, February 20, 2016, 8:00-11:00 a.m.
Discover the beauty of winter trees and learn their identification at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, January 16, 2016, 1:00-3:30 p.m. or Monday, February 15, 2016, 10:00 am-12:30 p.m.
Explore the meaning and importance of biodiversity and its implications for natural area restoration, habitat management, and conservation of endangered species at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Wednesdays, February 17-March 2, 2016, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Learn how to use interpretation to help volunteers and team members make a stronger connection to place at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 20, 2016, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Explore the winter landscape with an expert guide, learn to identify the birds that overwinter in Illinois, and discuss their behaviors and natural history at The Morton Arboretum. Saturdays, January 16 (sold out) or February 20 (space available), 9:00-11:30 a.m.
Discover techniques for and benefits of growing your vegetables from seed started indoors at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 20, 2106, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or Sunday, March 13, 2016, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Learn about birds and decorate a wooden birdhouse to take home at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 20, 10:00-11:30 a.m. or 2:00-3:30 p.m. or Sunday, February 21, 2016, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Explore the geology at The Morton Arboretum while earning your merit badge. Use a topographic map to determine elevation. Sunday, February 21, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Visit the Herbarium and design a mandala based on herbarium sheets. 4 Mondays, February 22-March 21, 2016, 6:30- 9:30 pm.
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