Class listings

Intro to Natural Areas Management

Learn principles and practices for managing critical habitats at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, October 8, 6:00-9:00 p.m.; Sunday, October 11, 1:00-5:00 p.m.; Saturday, October 17, 2015, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Portfolio Review-Nature Pholography

Please register for the portfolio review if you have completed your requirements to graduate from the Nature Photography Certificate at The Morton arboretum. Thursday, October 8

Nature at Night

Discover what happens at the Arboretum at night when no one is around. Thursday, October 15, Wednesday, October 28 or Thursday November 5, 2015, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Arboretum Uncorked: Fall

Enjoy a glass of wine and create a colorful expressionistic painting or a charming terrarium with found objects at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, October 8, 2015, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Gnome Homes

After taking a hike through the Children’s Garden to hunt for all of the hiding gnomes, create a keepsake, light-up gnome home of your own at The Morton Arboretum. Available Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. November 2015-March 2016

Photographing Autumn in Black and White (canceled)

Black and White photography in the autumn is often overlooked, but this class will sharpen your skills in finding better compositions - form, light and pattern at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 10-Sunday, October 11, 2015, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Family Jack O Lantern Hikes-SOLD OUT

Join us on a family-friendly jack o lantern lit hike to explore the night life of owls, bats and spiders at The Morton Arboretum. Saturdays, October 10 or 17, or Sundays, October 11 or 18, 2015, 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Bulbs: Plant Now for Spring Color

Late fall is the perfect time to plant the bulbs you admired in the spring. Learn the correct way to plant, varieties, and the requirements of all spring bulbs at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 10, 2015, 10:00-Noon

Forestry Merit Badge (canceled)

Earn your Forestry Merit Badge at The Morton Arboretum as you create your own field book to identify local trees and shrubs by leaves, buds and bark. 2 Sundays, October 11 and November 8, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

IOS 2015 Pre-Conference Tour

This five-day pre-conference tour for the 8th International Oak Society Conference is sold out. However, registration still is open for the International Oak Society Conference October 18 through 21, 2015, at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois, and for the post-conference tour. See mortonarb.org/ios2015 for details.