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Conservation and restoration

Conservation and restoration

Advanced Invasive Plant Identification

Learn to identify invasive plants when they are first emerging in spring at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, May 18, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Habitats and Humanity-Canceled

Gain a new perspective on our local woodlands, wetlands, and prairies in this field-based ecological monitoring class at The Morton Arboretum. 2 Thursdays, April 24-May 1, 7:00-9:00 p.m. and 2 Saturdays, April 26-May 3, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Bumps in the Night-Canceled

Take a closer look at the natural history of some of the local denizens of the night and explore how our daily lives impact theirs at The Morton Arboretum. 2 Tuesdays, April 22-29; 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Local Flora: Spring

Learn the names of the wildflowers covering the forest floor in spring at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Saturdays, April 12-May 10, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Spring Fauna

Study the field identification and natural history of reptiles and amphibians and observe patterns of emergence, habitat, mate selection, and migration. at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting April 5. One section.

Steward Leadership

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 5-19, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

First Aid & CPR Training

First Aid and CPR class will teach you the skills you need to keep yourself and others safe while working at The Morton Arboretum. Dates vary staring January 27, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Conservation Site Planning

Gain the tools you need to develop a plan for restoration at your site at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, February 11, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

New Invaders Watch Training Program

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 Arboretum. Thursday, March 6, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Woodland Stewardship Program Orientation

Join us for a FREE orientation program on the Woodland Stewardship Program at the Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, February 25, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

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