Class listings

Feel the burn as you workout with the Midewin Hotshots, a wildland fire-fighting crew. Can you hang with the hotshots? Saturday, October 14, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Discover the basics of backyard composting and composting with worms at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, September 14 (CANCELLED), or October 12, 2017, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Gain the ultimate wilderness survival skill--starting a fire with nothing but the materials around you at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 14, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Discover the principles and practice of ecosystem restoration at The Morton Arboretum .Online component begins: Friday, October 20, 2017, In person component: Two Saturdays, October 28 and November 11, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Learn to sculpt and create a delicate leaf pendant you can wear this fall at The Morton Arboretum. Two Thursdays, October 19 and 26, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Join authors Gerould Wilhelm and Laura Rericha for an evening talk about their much anticipated new book, Flora of the Chicago Region: A Floristic and Ecological Synthesis. Thursday, October 19, 2017, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Photograph the autumn season in a bold and impactful way through the art of the simplicity in this weekend workshop with photographer Josh Merrill at The Morton Arboretum. Two days: Saturday, October 21, 2017, 1:00 to 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 22, 2017, 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
See the Arboretum through the eyes of an expert photographer. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Search the woods, fields, and edges of the Arboretum for birds. Saturdays, October 21, November 18, 2017, or December 16, 2017 8:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy demos, tastings, and hands-on learning in the Fermented Foods Series at The Morton Arboretum. Saturdays, October 21 through November 18, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to noon.