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Insect Study Merit Badge

Spend the day at The Morton Arboretum observing live species of insects in their habitats while learning why they are different from other animals species. 2 Sundays, August 30 and September 27, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Forestry Merit Badge

Earn your Forestry Merit Badge at The Morton Arboretum as you create your own field book to identify local trees and shrubs by leaves, buds and bark. 2 Sundays, October 11 and November 8, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Environmental Science Merit Badge

Do experiments indoors and out at The Morton Arboretum to earn your Environmental Science Merit Badge. 2 Sundays, September 20 and October 18, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. OR 2 Saturdays, October 17 and November 14

Mammal Merit Badge

Take hikes to different locations in The Morton Arboretum to find out what it means to be a mammal as you earn your Mammal Merit Badge. Saturday October 24 and Sunday October 25, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.