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Birds, Lifelong Learning

Bird Nests and Nesting Habits

Discuss the nest construction and nesting behavior of northern Illinois birds at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, April 30, 2016, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Warbler Workshop

In this intensive workshop, enjoy the spring warbler migration while learning about identification, arrival dates, migration patterns, habitat preferences, and daily feeding techniques at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, May 5, 7:00-9:00 p.m., and Saturday, May 7, 2016, 8:00 am-12:00 p.m.

Species on the Move: Updates on Invasive Threats to Urban and Natural Areas

The Morton Arboretum ISAM Workshop, May 12, 2016 Illinois Invasive Species Awareness Month This workshop will review the status of pests, pathogens, and invasive plants that threaten trees in Illinois.

Spring Bird Walk

Explore the spring landscape with an expert guide, learn to identify the birds that overwinter in Illinois, and discuss their behaviors and natural history at The Morton Arboretum. Saturdays, March 19, April 16 or May 7 (new section) or 21, 2016, 8:00-10:30 a.m.

Spring Bird Walks

Celebrate spring by searching the Arboretum grounds for nature’s brightly colored pageant of spring birds at The Morton Arboretum. Saturdays, March 19, April 16, or May 21, 2016, 8:00-10:30 a.m.

Bird Monitoring Techniques

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