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Learn principles and practices for managing critical habitats at The Morton Arboretum. Online component begins Monday, August 21, 2017. In person sessions: Sunday, August 27 and Saturday, September 9, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Get the botany basics you need to identify plants at The Morton Arboretum. Online components start Thursday, August 31 or Friday, October 20, 2017. Multiple sections.
Learn to identify the grasses that add beauty and interest to the summer and fall landscape at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, September 5, and Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 9:00 a.m.to 4:00 p.m.
Learn to effectively and efficiently use the tools of the trade to tackle different restoration jobs at The Morton Arboretum. Dates vary with online component starting Tuesday September 5, or Tuesday November 7, 2017. Multiply sections.
Expand your grass identification skills in this expert workshop at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, September 7, and Friday, September 8, 2017, 9:00 a.m.to 4:00 p.m.
Learn to identify the trees you see every day in the woodlands and neighborhoods of the Chicago region as you enjoy their brilliant fall colors at The Morton Arboretum. Online component begins: Thursday, September 14, 2017 In-person component: Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Learn how and why to save your own seeds at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 30, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to noon
Join us for a FREE orientation program on the Woodland Stewardship Program at the Morton Arboretum. In-person: Thursday, August 24, or Tuesday October 17, 2017 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Online anytime.
Learn to identify and manage the most common invasive plants in the Great Lakes region at The Morton Arboretum. Online component begins: Friday, October 6, 2017, In-person component: Saturday, October 14, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Chicago Wilderness will offer two fall sessions of the Midwest Ecological Prescription Burn Crew Member Training class at The Morton Arboretum. Two days: Saturday, September 30, and Sunday, October 1, or Thursday, October 12, and Friday, October 13, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.