Trees and Nature

Natural history

The Natural World of Winnie the Pooh

Explore how special natural places can inspire future generations with author Kathryn Aalto at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, March 9, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Securing the Future of Trees

Dr. Chuck Cannon, Director of the Center for Tree Science at The Morton Arboretum will invite you to explore how the scientists in the Center for Tree Science work to catalyze research and training for the future of trees and people. Wednesday, February 24, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

After the Ash: What is Next After EAB?

Discover how the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has impacted local ash trees at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Gourmet Botany

Explore the botany of your favorite culinary indulgences at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Beginning Beekeeping

Learn the basics of beekeeping at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Tuesdays, February 2-23, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Winter Landscape Trees

Learn to identify common trees that are highlights of the winter landscape at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, January 23, 2016, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or Saturday, January 30, 2016, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Basic Plant ID

Get the plant and botany basics you need to identify plants at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, January 16, 2016, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Beginning Birdwatching

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 26, 2016, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Spring Bird Walk

Explore the spring 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. Saturdays, March 19, April 16 or May 21, 2016, 8:00-10:30 a.m.

The Biology of Flight

Gain a well-rounded understanding of what makes a bird a bird by discussing how bird anatomy supports flight at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, February 11, 6:30-9:00 p.m. and Saturday, February 13, 2016, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.