Natural Areas Management

Learn principles and practices for managing critical habitats. Remnant and restored natural areas act as reservoirs for plant, animal, and insect diversity. Join us as we visit a variety of managed ecosystems to discuss current conservation challenges and strategies. This class can be taken as a component of the Woodland Stewardship Program in natural areas management.

Instructor: Greg Rajsky, True Nature Consulting
Notes: Sunday and Saturday classes held outdoors. Please dress for the weather and for walking off-trail over varying terrain on Sunday and Saturday. Limit 20.
Supplies: Please bring lunch and a water bottle for the Sunday and Saturday classes.
Driving directions: Driving directions will be provided for Sunday and Saturday classes.

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Schedule and Location

This class will be offered again in August 2018. Registration will open Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

Fees and Admission

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$65.00 member
$76.00 nonmember

Registration Information

This class will be offered again in June 2018. Registration will open Tuesday, May 22, 2018
CALL: 630-719-2468 (or to be wait listed)
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.