Learn the names and ecology of the wildflowers, sedges, rushes, and other plants that inhabit wetlands. Explore the beauty and diversity of wetland plants, and discover how to identify them, where to find them, what plants they are commonly associated with. You’ll learn their different life cycles and gain a deeper appreciation the role and importance of plants in a functioning wetland ecosystem. This class can be taken as a component of the Woodland Stewardship Program in natural areas management.
Instructor: Scott Kobal, plant ecologist, Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Notes: Held indoors and outdoors. Please dress for the weather, with long sleeves and long pants/sturdy footwear. Limit 20
Continuing education: This class fulfills a requirement for the Woodland Stewardship Program. 7 CPDH credits for educators are available.
Saturday, June 23, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center
Registration opens Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum.
ONLINE: REGISTER NOW
BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted, M-F, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
IN PERSON: Stop by Visitor Center during open hours.
Weather Cancellation Hotline
Classes run rain or shine unless there is a threat of server weather. If severe weather is forecast please call 630-719-7979 for updates on weather related cancellations.