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Young explorers will hike, play, listen to stories, and engage in science and art in these hands-on sensory-based programs at The Morton Arboretum. Select Weekdays starting August 20 through November 14, 2019, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.
Learn to effectively and efficiently use the tools of the trade to tackle different restoration jobs at The Morton Arboretum. The Summer session beginning online Tuesday, September 10, 2019 is CANCELED. The Fall session is currently available: Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 12:00 p.m.: Online materials become available. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m: In-person session
Learn the nuts and bolts of excellent nature writing and improve your wordsmithing skills in this blended online and in-person course at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, October 16, 2019: Online component begins. Three Wednesdays, October 23, November 6, and November 20, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Discover the principles and practice of ecosystem restoration at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 12:00 p.m.: Online materials become available Saturday October 26, and Saturday, November 2, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: In person sessions meet. (Registration will open Tuesday, August 20, 2019.
Discover the basics of backyard composting and composting with worms at The Morton Arboretum. (Register now) Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., or Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
The Arboretum is well known as a tree focused botanical garden, but there are many stories you may not know that are still waiting to be told. Discover new tales and unique features on this conversational evening hike. Thursday, October 3, or 17, 2019, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Join Natalie and Jay for a rejuvenating yoga session infused with the pure tones of the crystal bowls at The Morton Arboretum. (Registration will open Tuesday, August 20, 2019.) Third Thursday of each month, October 17, November 21, or December 19, 2019, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Learn principles and practices for managing critical habitats at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, October 17, 2019: Online materials become available. Two days: Sunday, October 27, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Registration will open Tuesday, August 20,2019.)
Learn the fundamentals of working with colored pencil to create images of nature at The Morton Arboretum. Four Fridays, October 18 through November 8, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Leave the leaf-peeping traffic behind and escape in a kayak where you can experience the vivid colors of fall's foliage from the waters of the Ned Brown Preserve in Busse Woods. This program has been CANCELED. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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