Conservation education

The Morton Arboretum offers a wealth of educational opportunities.
The Morton Arboretum offers a wealth of educational opportunities in natural history and conservation, drawing on the work of its researchers and natural areas managers and on its woodlands, prairies, wetlands, and living collections.

Opportunities for learning range from one-session classes in topics such as bird watching and tree identification, to more intensive programs for those looking to deepen their knowledge, to training programs that prepare participants for satisfying volunteer work in conservation and stewardship.

Learn about the natural world and how you can take conservation action with these programs

  • Woodland Stewardship Program Learn More
  • The Morton Arboretum Urban Tree Conference Learn More
  • Programs in natural history Learn More
  • Programs on conservation & restoration topics Learn More
  • Programs on sustainable home landscape practices Learn More
  • Programs on Botanical illustration Learn More or nature photography Learn More
  • Opportunities for professional development Learn More
  • College botany classes for credit at 12 Chicago-area colleges and universities Learn More