Winter is a wonderful time to explore the forest! Examine the forms and branching patterns of 18 Illinois trees, stroll around the Arboretum to identify the bark and buds of these majestic wonders. Take home labeled examples for future reference.
Instructor: Philip Riske, Horticulturist II, The Morton Arboretum
Notes: This class meets mostly outdoors. Please dress for the weather and for moderate walking on trails. Limit 20.
Recommended Text: Winter Tree Finder, by May Theilgaard Watts and Tom Watts, $4.95 available in the Arboretum Store.
Supplies: Hand lens may be useful, available in the Arboretum Store.
Certificate Information: Naturalist, Home Landscape Gardening Certificate Elective (3 hours)
Saturday, January 11, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Fee includes admission to the Arboretum.
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.
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