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Trees and Ecology

Field Study: Birds of Fall

Enjoy autumn’s amazing birding as you learn to identify the migratory birds filling the air at The Morton Arboretum. Four Sundays, September 11 through 25 and October 2, 2016, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Family Explorers Backpack

Rent a self-guided family backpack that will enhance your visit to The Morton Arboretum. Daily, April-October, 2016, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Fall Warbler Workshop

Enjoy the fall warbler migration while learning a methodical approach to dealing with fall plumages, arrival dates, migration patterns, habitat preferences, and alternate feeding approaches at the Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, September 13, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, September 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m. to noon

Openlands TreeKeepers at The Morton Arboretum

Learn to identify, plant, care for and prune trees in hands on classes with regional professionals at The Morton Arboretum. Eight days: Four Tuesdays, September 1​3​ through October ​4​, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., and four Saturdays, September ​17​ through October​ 8​, 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.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.

Fall Prairie Walk

Explore the colorful landscape of the fall prairie at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, September 15, 2016, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Night Passages: Perils of Migration

Explore the Arboretum at night as we search for answers to questions about migration. Two Thursdays, September 15 through 22, 2016, 6:30 to 9:30 p.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.

Nature Rx: Forest Therapy Walks

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. Select Mondays, June 20 through September 19, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., select Wednesdays, (sold out) June 15 through August 17, or select Saturdays, June 25 through September 24, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Please note: A new section has been added to the Wednesday walks, section E on June 22, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Family Twilight Adventures

Join us for a fun-filled adventure after hours at the Arboretum! Dates and times vary starting July 8, 2016, Multiple sections.