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Trees and Ecology

Prairie Plant ID

Learn the identification skills to manage, restore, or simply enjoy prairie habitats at The Morton Arboretum. Two Tuesdays, July 19 through 26, 2016, and Thursday, July 21, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Busy Bees 3-5 years

We’ll appeal to every sense as we explore honeybees, their favorite flowers, and honey in this sensory based program at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, July 12 or Wednesday, July 20, 2016, 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Acorn Express Adventures

Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram-ride adventure through The Morton Arboretum! Wednesdays and Fridays, April through October, 2016, 11:00 to 11:45 a.m.

Invasive Species II - Online and in-person

Take your invasive species management skills to the next level, and learn to identify and manage the diverse invasive plant that threaten regional ecosystems at The Morton Arboretum. Online component begins:Thursday, July 21, 2016, In-person component: Thursday, July 28, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 30, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Full Moon Tram Tour

Discover what happens at the Arboretum at night, when no one is around. Tuesday, July 19, 2016, or Friday, September 16, 2016, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

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.

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.

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