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Intro to Ecological Restoration (online and in person)

Discover the principles and practice of ecosystem restoration at The Morton Arboretum. Two Wednesdays, July 6 and 13, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Photographing Prairie Scenes: Large & Small

Explore the summer prairie through the lens of your camera at The Morton Arboretum. Three Thursdays, July 7 through 21, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., and two Saturdays, July 9 through 16, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Invasive Species I: Online and in-person

Learn to identify and manage the most common invasive plants in the Great Lakes region at The Morton Arboretum. Online class: begins Thursday, July 7. In-person class: Thursday, July 14, 2016, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Summer Wildflower Walk

Explore the ever-changing colorful flowers and swaying grasses of the Arboretum’s prairies, woodlands and wetlands alongside an expert. Saturday, June 18, 2016, or Friday, July 8, 2016, 8:30 to 10:30 a.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.

Smartphone Photography

Discover the best ways to use your phone to capture attractive images, a selection of good starter apps, and some basic post-processing of your photos at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, July 9, 2016, or Saturday, September 3, 2016, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Planting a Rainbow-kindergarten

Explore the colors of the rainbow while learning about trees and other plants at The Morton Arboretum. Monday-Friday, July 18-22, 2016, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Young Impressionists-1st-2nd grade

Become a mini Monet! Explore the Arboretum for artistic inspiration and use impressionist techniques to create a masterpiece. Monday-Friday, June 27-July 1, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. or July 11-15, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Tree Pose Yoga

Experience nature from a new angle through fun animal and tree yoga poses at The Morton Arboretum! Mondays, July through September (except July 4 and September 5), 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Feathers and Scales

What do a turtle and a hawk have in common? Discover the amazing adaptations of birds and reptiles as you examine turtle shells, hawk feathers, snake sheds, and more at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting June 11, 2016.