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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This program has been cancelled. Did you know that many of Illinois’ best prairies are found in cemeteries? Join botanist Christopher Benda for a tour of one of these high-quality cemetery prairies.
What is plant-based eating? Come find out! A diet focused on plants is good for you and good for the planet. Each week, you get to watch cooking demonstrations, taste samples, or get hands-on and prepare a recipe to take home with you at The Morton Arboretum! Saturday, October 19 or 26, or November 2 or 9, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to noon.
Attention all 3rd-5th grade teachers! Flutter on by The Morton Arboretum to gather strategies in order to bring the outdoors indoors! This class has been CANCELED. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 9:00 A.M. to 11:30 P.M.

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