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Trees and Ecology

Arboretum Running Tour

Strap on your running shoes for an informative running tour of the Arboretum. Saturdays, October 15, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.; November 12, 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.; OR December 10, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.

Reading the Tallgrass Prairie

Illinois is nicknamed "The Prairie State." Yet, what is a tallgrass prairie, and why does prairie matter? Saturday, December 3, 2016, 1:30 to 3:30 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. Dates and times vary starting Monday October 3, 2016. Multiple sections.

Arboretum Running Tour

Strap on your running shoes for an informative running tour of the Arboretum. Saturdays, October 15, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.; November 12, 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.; OR December 10, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.

Winter Bird Walk

Explore the winter landscape with an expert guide, learn to identify the birds that overwinter in Illinois, and discuss their behaviors and natural history at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, December 10, 2016, 8:00 to 10:30 a.m.

Gingerbread Tea Party

Enjoy a cup of tea and sweet treats as we celebrate the holidays with a tea party at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, December 10, 2016, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. OR 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

Arbor Reading Adventures

Join us in the Sterling Morton Library for this popular and interactive story time at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesdays OR Fridays, November through January (except November 25), 11:00 to 11:45 a.m.

January: Tree Tech (Tree Science Investigators)

Examine different ways to use technology to connect with trees at The Morton Arboretum. Four Wednesdays, January 4 through 25, 2017 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

February: Focused on the Forest (Tree Science Investigators)

Discover the unique characteristics of the forest at The Morton Arboretum. Four Wednesdays, February 1 through 22, 2017, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

March: Avian Adventures (Tree Science Investigators)

Examine the mechanics of bird flight and feeding at The Morton Arboretum. Five Wednesdays, March 1 through 29, 2017, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.