Learn the basics of forest ecology and the options available to us for managing forests for natural values at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 16, 9 a.m.–Noon
Discover how the glacial geology of the region sets the stage for the plant diversity found in this area with The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, November 3, 10:00 a.m.–4 p.m.
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.
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.
Explore the Lowden-Miller State Forest and discover a winter birding hot spot with The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, May 3, 9:00 a.m..-12:00 p.m.
Join Denis Kania to discover the stories behind the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon as well as conservation success stories such as the Whooping Crane, California Condor, Peregrine Falcon, and more at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, February 25, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
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 5-February 2, 8:00-11:30 a.m.
In this single morning workshop for beginners, learn how to find birds, discuss equipment, what to wear, keeping track of your observations, and more at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 8, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Explore the winter landscape with an expert guide, learn to identify the birds that overwinter in Illinois, and discuss their behaviors and natural history at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday dates, January 18, February 15, or March 15, 9:00-11:30 a.m.
Learn to identify plants without leaves or flowers and explore the Schulenberg Prairie and adjacent woodlands to practice identifying native perennials and grasses in winter at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 8, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.