Learn more about conservation and restoration from the experts at The Morton Arboretum. Plant trees and restore our urban forest and woodland treasures. Expand your knowledge of invasive plants, learn to develop a conservation site plan, or become a Woodland Steward.
Conservation and restoration classes
View the current offerings from The Morton Arboretum that bring you closer to nature through conservation and restoration learning and field work. View current class listings
Take action to care for and protect trees in your community by becoming an Openlands TreeKeeper® volunteer at The Morton Arboretum. After an eight-week hands-on training couse, you will join a corps of volunteers dedicated to trees in our urban forest of cities and suburbs. learn more
Woodland Stewardship Program
Interested in learning more about the maintenance and restoration of natural areas? Through classroom study and practical field experience at The Morton Arboretum, the Woodland Stewardship Program (WSP) provides the knowledge and experience necessary to be a thoughtful caretaker, either as a Woodland Steward or as a Steward Supervisor. learn more
If there are specific subjects you are interested in, please check out our current classes to see if we have a program that meets your needs. Subjects and interests include botanical art and illustration, conservation and restoration, gardening and horticulture, natural history, nature photography, and ornithology.