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Join us for a FREE orientation program on the Natural Areas Conservation Training Program Orientation (formally the Woodland Stewardship Program) at the Morton Arboretum. Registration is open now for Thursday, March 7, 2019, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Registration opens February 19, 2019, for Thursday, April 4, 2019, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.,or Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.,
Learn to effectively and efficiently use the tools of the trade to tackle different restoration jobs at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, April 9, 2019: Online materials become available, and Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m: In-person session meets.
Explore The Morton Arboretum’s unique flora and fauna and discover why some species need to be protected. Three days: Tuesday April 9 through Thursday, April 11, 2019, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
The Chicago Region Trees Initiative has developed a full day, hands on training event for non-forestry professionals who work with trees. Basic Urban Forestry Workshop: Tuesday April 9, 2019 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and/or Basic Chainsaw Workshop: Wednesday, April 10, 3019, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Learn to make your own bouquets and arrangements in this four-week floral design class at The Morton Arboretum. Four Wednesdays, April 10 through May 1, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Find out how you can tap into solar energy at home, even if you have large shade trees at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, April 11, 2019, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest. Take a slow and mindful walk with a certified Forest Therapy guide on a trail at the Morton Arboretum. Dates and locations vary starting Monday, April 8 through Saturday, June 29, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Wander through the ever-changing array of blooms in our woodlands and prairie to learn how to identify wildflowers such as trillium, mayapple, and dog-tooth violet and hear about their folklore at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, April 18, Friday, April 26, or Saturday, May 4, 2019, 8:30 to 11:00 a.m.
Design an attractive spring container with hardy plants that will bring color to any outdoor space at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., or Saturday, April 13, 2019, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Wander through the ever-changing array of blooms in our woodlands and prairie to learn how to identify wildflowers such as trillium, mayapple, and dog-tooth violet and hear about their folklore at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, April 18, Friday, April 26, or Saturday, May 4, 2019, 8:30 to 11:00 a.m.

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