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Find out if beekeeping is right for you at The Morton Arboretum! Saturday, August 19, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Learn how humans have used prairie plants on this summer hike at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, August 11, 2017 8:30 to 11:00 a.m.
The Certified Interpretive Guide program is designed for anyone who delivers interpretive programs to the public. It combines both the theoretical foundations of the profession with practical skills in delivering quality interpretive programming to visitors at The Morton Arboretum. Monday, August 21 through Thursday, August 24, 2017 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Join us for a campout designed especially for families! Pitch your tent on the lawn inside the Children’s Garden and get ready for a night filled with fun at The Morton Arboretum! (SOLD OUT) Friday, August 11 through Saturday August 12, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. Children’s Garden
Join us for a camp-out designed especially for scouts at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, August 25 through Saturday August 26, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Take a guided tour of the expansive Nachusa Grasslands. Learn about the reintroduction of bison to the area and the diverse wildlife that call the grasslands home, and enjoy a leisurely walk through the wealth of wildflowers that grow there. Saturday, August 26, 2017 10:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Enjoy autumn’s amazing birding as you learn to identify the migratory birds filling the air at The Morton Arboretum. Four Sundays, August 27, September 10, 24, and October 1, 2017 (No class September 3 or 17), 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
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.
Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest. Take a slow and mindful walk with a certified Forest Therapy guide on a trail at the Morton Arboretum as you awaken your senses and reconnect with nature. Wednesday, August 16 class has been canceled, or August 30, 2017, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Get the botany basics you need to identify plants at The Morton Arboretum. Dates vary starting Thursday, August 31, 2017. Multiple sections.