Class listings

In this single morning workshop for beginners, learn how to find birds, discuss equipment, what to wear, keeping track of your observations, and more at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, April 7, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Tap into your creative side with an introductory workshop on nature art at The Morton Arboretum. Winter Foliage in Graphite on Saturday, February 24, or Sunday, February 25, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. OR Spring Flowers in Colored Pencil Saturday, April 7, or Sunday, April 8, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Join us for a FREE orientation program on the Woodland Stewardship Program at the Morton Arboretum. In-Person. Saturday, April 7 , 2018, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. or online only.
Learn to creatively use light in your photography. Improve your results by considering the quantity, color, and quality of light found during the course of the day and throughout the seasons at The Morton Arboretum. Four Saturdays, April 7 through 28, 2018, 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Explore The Morton Arboretum’s unique flora and fauna and discover why some species need to be protected. (CANCELED) Two Saturdays, April 7 and May 12, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Keep your yard looking great all year at The Morton Arboretum! Saturday, April 7, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to noon
Do experiments indoors and out at The Morton Arboretum to earn your Environmental Science Merit Badge. Two Sundays, April 8 and April 29, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
With extreme weather events, flooding, drought, and habitat fragmentation on the rise, will our trees be able to weather the storm? What will our parks, preserves, and urban landscapes look like in 50 or 100 years? Grab a drink at the bar (one drink is included in price of ticket), and join us for a compelling discussion led by moderator Jerome McDonnell of WBEZ Radio’s Worldview. Thursday, April 12, 2018, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Achieve better results in your garden by treating your soil right. Thursday, April 12, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to noon
Perennials come back year after year. Learn about the incredible variety of perennials plants that thrive in the Chicago area at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, April 12, 2018, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

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