Learn how humans have used prairie plants on this midsummer hike at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, August 9, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Discover the insects that bring the air to life in the summer at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, June 28; 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Immerse yourself in the diverse mosaic of Meadow Lake to explore the native plant collection, learn about its historic restoration and award winning sustainability design for stormwater management at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, June 17th, 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Discover what happens at the Arboretum at night when no one is around. With the moon shining through the trees a tram ride reveals a captivating symphony of sounds, mysterious spaces, and wildlife on the move. Saturdays, July 12 or September 6, 7:00 p.m-9:30 p.m.
Explore the Arboretum at night as we search for answers to questions about migration. 2 Tuesdays, September 2-9, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Enjoy autumn’s amazing birding as you learn to identify the migratory birds filling the air. 5 Sundays, August 24 and September 7-28, 8:00-11:30 a.m.
Search for breeding and nesting birds along the Lake Michigan shore and see plants at the peak of their beauty. Saturday, June 14, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Become acquainted with the host of birds that nest and breed in our region. 5 Sundays, June 1-29, 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Enjoy summer at The Morton Arboretum by searching the woods, fields, and edges for summertime birds. Saturdays, June 21, July 19, and August 16, 8:00-10:30 a.m.
Take a habitat history walk to view the historic Hawthorn collection, discover the meaning of the stained glass tree medallions in gentleman’s library (Founder’s Room), and learn more about the Morton family mansion and the transformation to Thornhill Education Center. Thursday, May 22, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.