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Winter Plant ID

Schedule and location

Saturday, March 7, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to noon
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Registration

$39.00 member
$46.00 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

Learn to identify plants without leaves or flowers. Explore the Schulenberg Prairie and adjacent woodlands to practice identifying native perennials and grasses in winter with a local expert.

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Scott Kobal, plant ecologist, Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

Scott Kobal is the Plant Ecologist with the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, where he has been monitoring and assessing Forest Preserve lands and plant communities since 1990. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in wildlife management and has been teaching classes on plants and ecology at The Morton Arboretum since 2000.

Course details

Notes: Includes winter hiking on dirt trails. Please dress for the weather. Limit 20
Recommended Text:  A Guide to Wildflowers in Winter – Herbaceous Plants of Northeastern North America by Carol Levine, is available in The Arboretum Store.

Arboretum class weather, cancellation and refund policies

Winter Plant ID