Instructor: Trinity Pierce, woodland stewardship program coordinator, The Morton Arboretum, or Cecil Hynds-Riddle, steward and community organizer
Notes: Held online, indoors, and outdoors. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes for walking on rough terrain during the outdoor sessions. Limit 20.
Supplies: Please bring a water bottle and materials for writing. We will take a one hour lunch break - please bring a sack lunch.
Requirements: Intro to Ecological Restoration (W100) and previous volunteer experience recommended. Must have access to the internet and provide an email address at registration. Must know how to use a web browser (ex: Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer) and how to send and receive email. Students will have access to the online materials for 60 days after the first day they access the course.
Continuing education: This class fulfills a requirement for the Woodland Stewardship Program. 7 CPDH credits for educators are available. 3 Continuing Education Credits are available from the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER).
Schedule and Location
Thornhill Education Center
Section A: Trinity Pierce, woodland stewardship program coordinator, The Morton Arboretum
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, 2018
Online component begins: Friday, September 21, 2018
In person component: Saturday, September 29, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Section B: Cecil Hynds-Riddle, steward and community organizer
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2018
Online component begins: Friday, November 2, 2018
In person component: Saturday, November 10, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fees and Admission
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.