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Conservation and restoration

Conservation and restoration

Openlands TreeKeepers®-Canceled

Take action to protect trees in your community by becoming an Openlands Treekeeper at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Wednesdays, March 18-April 8, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., and 4 Saturdays, March 21-April 11, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Bird Conservation

Investigate how bird populations are naturally affected by habitat, competition, and predation; then apply these principles to understanding conservation threats at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Wednesdays, May 27 and June 3-10, 2015, 6:30-8:30 p.m., and 3 Saturdays, May 30 and June 6-13, 2015, 8:00-11:00 a.m.

8th International Oak Society Conference

Registration is now open for the 8th International Oak Society Conference, October 18-21, 2015 at The Morton Arboretum.

Field Study: Birds of Winter

Learn techniques for accurately identifying Illinois' winter birds, spot species that are in the area this winter, and meet the migratory species that overwinter in our region at The Morton Arboretum.5 Sundays, January 18-February 15, 8:00-11:30 a.m

Steward Leadership-Canceled

Strengthen your skills leading volunteers in natural areas management with this hands-on primer on workday planning, public communication, group dynamics, and safety at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Wednesdays, March 11-25, 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Applying for Your Illinois Pesticide License-Canceled

Learn the requirements and join the review group to prepare to take your Illinois Pesticide License at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 7, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Site Planning for the Homeowner

Gain the tools you need to develop a plan for restoration at your site at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, February 12, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Plants of Concern Workshop

Learn monitoring skills or refresh your skills for the new season at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday March 28, 9:00-3:00 p.m.

New Invaders Watch Training Program-Sold Out

Learn about the New Invaders Watch Program and how to get involved in monitoring and reporting invasive plants that are new to our region at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, March 5, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Woodland Stewardship Program Orientation

Join us for a FREE orientation on the Woodland Stewardship Program at the Morton Arboretum. Thursday, March 19, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

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