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Study and draw seeds pods in this intermediate/advanced art workshop at The Morton Arboretum. Three Fridays, December 4 through 18, 2020, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Join master gardener and natural history writer Cindy Crosby for a fun look at great (and not-so-great) gardens in literature and poetry. Friday, December 4, 2020, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Learn to identify trees after they shed their leaves for the winter in this online class from The Morton Arboretum. Monday, December 7, 2020: Access online self-paced materials (available for 60 days). Monday, December 14 and Thursday, December 17, 2020: Live Zoom sessions, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
On the two-hour walk, you will experience a series of guided, gentle invitations to open the senses, cultivate presence and invite healing interactions between people and the natural world. Thursdays, September 17 through December 10, 2020, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Improve your health and well-being with yoga. We will practice poses, breathing and meditation in the tranquil setting of The Morton Arboretum. Mondays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. July 20 through September 28, 2020.
Hike the Arboretum’s lesser-known trails with a naturalist guide. Stretch your legs and get some fresh air while you learn about the history of the Arboretum and the plants and animals that call it home. Friday, October 9, November 13, or Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. Locations vary.
Learn to call plants by their botanical names and discover the fascinating origins of names in this self-paced online class. Tuesday, September 22, or Thursday October 15, November 19, or December 17, 2020. Access online self-paced materials (available for 60 days).
Get the botany basics you need to identify plants in this online, self-paced class. Whether you are a natural resources volunteer or specialist, gardener, naturalist, or artist this class provides the fundamentals you need to get started. Thursday, September 24, October 15, November 19, or December 17, 2020, 12:00 p.m.: central time: Access online self-paced materials
Join us for a FREE orientation to the Natural Areas Conservation Training (N-ACT) Program in ecological restoration. Available online anytime.
Practice correct pruning techniques and learn which plants to prune now and more importantly, which to prune later at The Morton Arboretum. Learn online, then apply those skills during a hands-on workshop. Next offered January 2021.

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