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Bird Evolution

Examine the evolutionary relationships of birds and the theories behind their scientific classification at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Tuesdays, October 6-20, 2015, 6:00-9:00 p.m., and 2 Saturdays, October 10-17, 2015, 8:00-11:00 a.m.

Gardening 101: Plant and Care for Your Garden

Acquire hands-on knowledge so you can be effective and efficient in the maintenance of your landscape garden and property at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Wednesdays, October 7-21, 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Beauty in Photography

Learn how to create a professional, unified portfolio of your images at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Wednesdays, October 7- November 11, (no class October 21) 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Arboretum Uncorked: Fall

Enjoy a glass of wine and create a colorful expressionistic painting or a charming terrarium with found objects at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, October 8, 2015, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Portfolio Review-Nature Pholography

Please register for the portfolio review if you have completed your requirements to graduate from the Nature Photography Certificate at The Morton arboretum. Thursday, October 8

Nature at Night

Discover what happens at the Arboretum at night when no one is around. Thursday, October 8, Wednesday, October 28 or Thursday November 5, 2015, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Intro to Natural Areas Management

Learn principles and practices for managing critical habitats at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, October 8, 6:00-9:00 p.m.; Sunday, October 11, 1:00-5:00 p.m.; Saturday, October 17, 2015, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Bulbs: Plant Now for Spring Color

Late fall is the perfect time to plant the bulbs you admired in the spring. Learn the correct way to plant, varieties, and the requirements of all spring bulbs at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 10, 2015, 10:00-Noon

Photographing Autumn in Black and White

Black and White photography in the autumn is often overlooked, but this class will sharpen your skills in finding better compositions - form, light and pattern at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 10-Sunday, October 11, 2015, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Introduction to Botany

Explore the world of plants by learning how leaves, flowers, fruit, seeds and roots relate to water, light, nutrients and reproduction at The Morton Arboretum. 6 Tuesdays, October 13-November 17, 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m.