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Learn to identify the common trees you see in local preserves or in your neighborhood in this online-only class from The Morton Arboretum. D: Thursday, October 15, Thursday, November 19, or Thursday, December 17, 2020, 12:00 p.m. central time: Access online self-paced materials (available for 60 days)
Experience Tai Chi this summer at The Morton Arboretum. Move your body with the grace and confidence of the ancient Tai Chi masters who learned the secret of balancing yin and yang – strength with beauty, power with peace, endurance with flow. 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Twice monthly on Wednesdays, September 16 through December 16, 2020
Learn the essentials of woodland ecology and the woodland management techniques necessary to maintain threatened woodland ecosystems at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 12:00 p.m.: Access online self-paced materials (available for 60 days).
In this online program, Evey Schweig, Health Coach, will introduce a few holiday eating tips to help you avoid overindulging, as well as cooking up some healthy upgrades to a few traditional holiday dishes. (CANCELED) Thursday, November 5, 2020, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Online
Explore the interactions that drive ecosystem function and learn to identify plants, animals, and fungi in relation to ecological habitats at The Morton Arboretum. (SOLD OUT) Tuesday, November 5, 2020: Access online self-paced materials (available for 60 days). Saturday, November 21, 2020, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.: In person session meets at Parking Lot 25
Be prepared for your next wilderness outing. Learn to find your way around using a map and compass. Saturday, November 7, 2020, noon to 4:00 p.m.
Do experiments indoors and out at The Morton Arboretum to earn your Environmental Science Merit Badge. Two Saturdays, November 7 and December 5, 2020, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
On the three-hour walk, you will experience a series of guided, gentle invitations to open the senses and cultivate presence, with more time to deepen the healing interactions between people and the natural world. On select Mondays, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., October 12, November 9, and December 7, 2020
Build on foundational skills in this watercolor class with The Morton Arboretum. (CANCELED) Four Wednesdays, November 11 through December 9 (no class November 25), 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Create a drawing of a delicate fall leaf. For this live online class, all you need is a pencil and an internet connection! (CANCELED) Please call the registrar's office if you would like to transfer to another art class.

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