Trees of Illinois I

An instructor is standing in front of trees.Learn to identify the trees you see every day in the woodlands and neighborhoods of the Chicago region. Stroll under the leafy canopy, examine 20 to 30 of our most common trees, learn the skills to identify them and discuss their biology and ecology.

Instructor: Chris Benda, plant ecologist
Notes: Held indoors and outdoors. Limit 18
Continuing education: 7  CPDH credits for educators are available..



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Schedule and Location

Saturday, September 15, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center


Fees and Admission

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$65.00 member
$76.00 nonmember

Registration Information

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.