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Grown-Up Creek Stomp

Schedule and Location


Saturday, May 18, 2019, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Parking lot 29 

Fees and Registration

$16.00 member
$20.00 nonmember
(Fees include admission to the Arboretum)

BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 ( Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Course Description

Grab a pair of waders and get your feet wet in the Arboretum’s creeks and wetlands. Stomp around and scoop up macroinvertebrates as you learn about the animals that live in our waterways. Grab a fistful of mud and learn how its characteristics support certain plants that thrive in wet areas. Discover the fascinating history of the Arboretum’s wetlands. Don’t miss this special opportunity to be a kid again, and interact with the Arboretum in a whole new way. This program is for participants ages 16 and up.

Course number



Beth Bengtson and Lyn Myers, Arboretum education guides

Course Details

  • Notes: Held outdoors. The Arboretum has waders you may borrow, or you are welcome to bring your own. Bring a towel, hand sanitizer, insect repellent, and an extra pair of socks and shoes. Limit 18
  • Recommended Ages: 16+

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Grown-Up Creek Stomp