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Trees and Ecology

Natural history

Examine different ways to use technology to connect with trees at The Morton Arboretum. Four Wednesdays, January 4 through 25, 2017 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Discover how plants and animals are adapted to stay warm at The Morton Arboretum. (Canceled) Five Wednesdays, November 2 through 16, and December 7 through 14, 2016, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. (no class on November 23 and 30).
Visit the Arboretum greenhouses and get an up-close tour of plant production. (Canceled) Four Wednesdays, October 5 through 26, 2016, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Learn how to study, protect and conserve soil and water resources in this merit badge class at The Morton Arboretum. (Canceled) Two Saturdays, October 1 and November 5, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Take hikes to different locations in The Morton Arboretum to find out what it means to be a mammal as you earn your Mammal Merit Badge. (Canceled) Saturday October 22 and Sunday October 23, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Earn your Forestry Merit Badge at The Morton Arboretum as you create your own field book to identify local trees and shrubs by leaves, buds and bark.Two Sundays, October 9 and November 6, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Do experiments indoors and out at The Morton Arboretum to earn your Environmental Science Merit Badge. Two Sundays, September 18 and October 16, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Stroll through the colorful fall woodlands with an expert guide at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, September 25, 2016, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Learn more about the wildlife in your backyard at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Learn to identify the trees you see every day in the woodlands and neighborhoods of the Chicago region at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, August 26, 2016, or Sunday, September 11, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.