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Intro to Natural Areas Management

Learn principles and practices for managing critical habitats at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, August 20, 2015, 6:00-9:00 p.m.; Sunday, August 23, 2015, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.; Saturday, August 29, 2015, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Designing Elegant Woodland Gardens

Explore the garden features and plants that embody the woodland garden trend and create a woodland oasis in your own yard at The Morton Arboretum. 2 Saturdays, Aug 22-29, 2015, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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. 4 Sundays, August 30 and September 13-27, 2015, 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Insect Study Merit Badge

Spend the day at The Morton Arboretum observing live species of insects in their habitats while learning why they are different from other animals species. 2 Sundays, August 30 and September 27, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Forest Explorers-18-35 months

Each day we will hike, read stories, play and make a forest-related craft at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Tuesdays, September 1-22, 2015, 9:30-10:45 a.m.

FIT4MOM Stroller Strides®

Experience the Arboretum’s beauty as you get fit with your little ones along for the ride. Stroller Strides® is a stroller-based fitness program designed for moms with little ones. Tuesdays, September 1-November 3, 2015 (choose any 8 of 10 sessions), 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Acorn Express Adventures: Homeschool Journey

Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram ride adventure through the Arboretum! Wednesdays September 2 or October 7, 2015, 9:30-10:15 a.m.

Forest Explorers-3-5 years

Each day we will hike, read stories, play and make a forest-related craft at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Thursdays, September 3-24, 2015, 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Family Twilight Adventures

Join us for a fun-filled adventure after hours at the Arboretum! Fridays, August 21 or September 25, 2015, 7:00-9:00 p.m. or Saturdays, July 18, August 1 or September 19, 2015, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Tree Pose Yoga-4-6 years

Experience nature from a new angle through fun animal and tree yoga poses at The Morton Arboretum! Mondays, May-June, 9:30-10:30 a.m. and Mondays, July-September, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.