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Trees and Ecology

Acorn Express Adventures: Homeschool Journey

Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram ride adventure through the Arboretum! The first Wednesday of each Month, April 6 through October 5, 2016 9:30 to 10:15 a.m.

Midwest Early Childhood Educator Symposium Second Nature: Reintroducing Children to the Outdoors

Join us at The Morton Arboretum on June 4th, 2016, 8:45 a.m.-3:00 p.m. as we explore the many benefits of nature-based early childhood education.

Bird Monitoring Techniques

Learn to monitor bird populations for conservation at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 8:00-11:30 a.m.

Field Study: Birds of Summer

Become acquainted with the host of birds that nest and breed in our region at The Morton Arboretum. Four Sundays, June 5 through 26, 2016, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Summer Tree Walk

Enjoy a stroll along tree-lined trails with an Arboretum expert. Sunday, June 12, 2016, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. or Thursday, July 7, 2016, 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. or Saturday, August 27, 2016, 8:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Nature Rx: Forest Therapy Walks

Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest at The Morton Arboretum. Select Mondays, June 20 through September 19, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., select Wednesdays, June 15 through August 17, or select Saturdays, June 25 through September 24, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Wetland Plant ID

Learn the names and ecology of the wildflowers, sedges, rushes, and other plants that inhabit wetlands at The Morton Arboretum.Three Wednesdays, June 15 through 29, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Nature Rx: Forest Therapy Walks

Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest at The Morton Arboretum. Select Mondays, June 20 through September 19, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., select Wednesdays, June 15 through August 17, or select Saturdays, June 25 through September 24, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Summer Bird Walks

Enjoy summer at The Morton Arboretum by searching the woods, fields, and edges for summertime birds. Saturdays, June 18, July 16, or August 20, 2016, 8:00 to 10:30 a.m.

Family Twilight Adventures

Join us for a fun-filled adventure after hours at the Arboretum! Fridays, May 13 or June 10, or Saturdays, May 28 or June 18, 2016, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.