Trees and Ecology

Natural history

Learn about the pests and threats facing the trees in your school yard and the woodland ecosystem at The Morton Arboretum. (Sold Out) Friday, March 3, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Learn to make wood sing in this build-your-own musical instrument class at The Morton Arboretum. (Sold Out) Saturday, March 11, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Learn to recognize 40 common conifers, plus a few unusual ones at The Morton Arboretum. Four Saturdays, February 25, March 4, 18, and 25, 2017, 9:00 a.m to noon (No class on March 11)
Join an Arboretum expert for a cup of hot cocoa and a winter stroll through the conifer collection. Sunday, February 12, 2017, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Learn to understand the Latin names for plants and animals by relating them to English words at The Morton Arboretum. Two Sundays, January 22 and 29, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to noon
Enjoy a sunrise hike with a naturalist on the shortest day of the year at The Morton Arboretum. (Sold Out) Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 7:15 to 9:15 a.m.
Tweet, drum and shake and explore all of the sounds of nature in this sensory-based program at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, March 8, or Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
Tweet, drum, shake and explore all of the sounds of nature in this sensory-based program at the Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, March 7, or Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.
Look for magnificent Bald Eagles (and other birds) at one of the most spectacular places to find them in west-central Illinois, Starved Rock State Park. (Sold Out) Saturday, February 4, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Why does the DuPage River need to be restored? What is involved when improving the habitat of the river? Learn about the DuPage River restoration project from the head of natural resources at The Morton Arboretum. (Sold Out) Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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