Discover the principles and practice of ecosystem restoration at The Morton Arboretum. Online component begins: Thursday, September 15, 2016. In person component: Two Thursdays, September 22 and 29, 2016, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Trees and Ecology
Discover the names of the wildflowers covering the prairie and forest floor in fall at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 24, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Stroll through the colorful fall woodlands with an expert guide at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, September 25, 2016, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Discover new wildlife living in our forest preserves. Animals such as wolves and otters that had nearly been extirpated from Illinois have recently been reported in our forest preserves. Join wildlife biologist Chris Anchor to hear more about these animals - where are they coming from, their biology, and what to expect from our new neighbors. Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Learn how to study, protect and conserve soil and water resources in this merit badge class at The Morton Arboretum. Two Saturdays, October 1 and November 5, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Delight in the changing seasons during this educational walk among the Arboretum’s trees. Saturdays, October 1, 8, OR 15, 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. OR Sundays, October 23 or 30, 2016, 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting Monday October 3, 2016. Multiple sections.
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.
Visit the Arboretum greenhouses and get an up-close tour of plant production. Four Wednesdays, October 5 through 26, 2016, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Learn to identify the trees you see every day in the woodlands and neighborhoods of the Chicago region as you enjoy their brilliant fall colors at The Morton Arboretum. Online component begins: Thursday, September 29, 2016. In-person component: Thursday October 6, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday October 8, 9:00 a.m. to noon.