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Trees and Ecology

Acorn Express Adventures: Homeschool Journey

Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram ride adventure through the Arboretum! The first Wednesday of each Month, April 6 through October 5, 2016 9:30 to 10:15 a.m.

I Went For a Walk Today: Adult Theater Workshop

Connect with the outdoors with the cast from Nature at The Morton Arboretum! Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 6:30 to 8:00 pm or Saturday, July 30, 2016, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Prairie Ethnobotany

Learn how humans have used prairie plants on this summer hike at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, August 5, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Shorebird Identification

Learn the identifying characteristics of local shorebirds at The Morton arboretum.Thursday, August 11, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., and Sunday, August 14, 2016, 8:00 a.m. to noon

100 Years of the National Parks

Celebrate 100 years of the National Parks and learn great places to see trees at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, August 11, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Beautiful Butterflies 18-35 months

Hike, listen to stories, and play games in this interactive sensory based class. We’ll dress up like butterflies, sip some nectar and play butterfly seek and find at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, August 10 or Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.

Beautiful Butterflies 3-5 years

Hike, listen to stories, and play games in this interactive sensory based class. We’ll dress up like butterflies, sip some nectar and play butterfly seek and find at The Morton Arboretum! Tuesday, August 9 or Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Summer Bird Walks

Enjoy summer at The Morton Arboretum by searching the woods, fields, and edges for summertime birds. Saturdays, June 18, July 16, or August 20, 2016, 8:00 to 10:30 a.m.

CRTI Urban Forestry Basic Training

Join us for a full-day training for landscapers, streets and sanitation technicians, and public works crews that will cover selection, planting, and care of trees in sessions led by local experts at The Park Ridge Service Center. Wednesday August 24, 2016, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Girl Scout Camp Out in the Children's Garden

Join us for a camp-out designed especially for scouts at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, August 26th through Saturday August 27th, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 a.m