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Natural history

Natural history

Conservation Biology

Explore the meaning and importance of biodiversity and its implications for natural area restoration, habitat management, and conservation of endangered species at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Saturdays, February 1-22, 1:00-4:00 p.m

Latin Names of Plants and Animals

Learn to understand the Latin names for plants and animals by relating them to English words at The Morton Arboretum. 2 Saturdays, February 15-February 22, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Conifers in Winter

Learn to recognize 40 common conifers, plus a few unusual ones at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Sundays, February 9-March 2, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Deciduous Trees in Winter

Learn to identify trees without their leaves at The Morton arboretum. 5 Saturdays, January 25-February 22, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

New! Habitat History Walk: An Evergreen Trail

Join Ed for a Habitat History Walk and uncover the little-known history of the Conifer Collection at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, January 17, 9:30 a.m-12:30 p.m.

Winter Field Ecology

Discover how the struggle to find food and survive the cold shapes the interactions of plants and animals in Midwestern habitats at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting January 15. Two sections.

Intro to Botany

Explore the world of plants by learning how leaves, flowers, fruit, seeds, and roots relate to water, light, nutrients, and reproduction at The Morton Arboretum. 6 Mondays, January 13-February 17, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Winter Buds and Silhouettes

Winter is a wonderful time to explore the forest at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, January 11, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Insects and Diseases of Landscape Plants

Learn to recognize tree and shrub problems through observing the life-cycles, signs, and symptoms of the most common pests in our landscapes at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting February 24.

Beginning Beekeeping

Join Greg Fischer, owner of Wild Blossom Meadery, and Beekeeper for the Arboretum, to learn about beekeeping. Register now.

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