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 their identification and biology. You’ll 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 and be prepared to walk on wood chip paths. Limit 18
Continuing education: Fulfills a Woodland Stewardship Program plant identification requirement. 6 CPDHs for educators available.
Saturday, June 24 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center
Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum.
ONLINE: Register now
CALL: 630-719-2468 (or to be wait listed)
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.