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.
Gain a well-rounded understanding of what makes a bird a bird by discussing flight, feathers, and anatomical features such as feet, bills, and bones, along with bird metabolism, muscle structure and intelligence at The Morton Arboretum. Starting Tuesday, February 4, 6:30-9:30 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 how to identify those 'Little Brown Jobs' along woodland edges, wetlands, and grasslands at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Sundays, October 6-20, 8:00a.m.-12:00p.m.
Threats from invasive species are some of the biggest challenges facing our natural areas today.
Search the woods, fields, and edges of The Morton Arboretum for fall birds with an expert guide. Saturdays, dates vary, through December, 8:00-10:00 a.m.
Learn the origin and geographic distribution of birds, diversification, relationships, and the role of ornithologists at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary. Tuesdays, October 8–22 from 6:00–9:00 p.m. & 2 Saturdays, October 12–19 from 8:00–11:00 a.m.
Explore The Morton Arboretum at night as we search for answers to questions about migration. 2 Tuesdays, September 3 and 10, 6:30-9:30 p.m.