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Outdoor Skills and Adventure

Course List

  • Hike the Arboretum’s lesser-known trails with a naturalist guide. Stretch your legs and get some fresh air while you learn about the history of the Arboretum and the plants and animals that call it home. Wednesday, December 16, (SOLD OLD) 2020, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m., or Friday January 22, February 19 or March 19, 2021, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. Locations vary. Please note: Early online registration is open Nov 24-30 exclusively for Ginkgo Circle, Oak Circle, Hawthorn Circle, Elm Circle, and Thornhill Circle members. Registration opens to all members December 1.
  • The Arboretum closes at dusk, so enjoy this special opportunity to see the mysterious forest protectors under the light of the moon. Wednesday, January 27, February 17, or Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Please note: Early online registration is open Nov 24-30 exclusively for Ginkgo Circle, Oak Circle, Hawthorn Circle, Elm Circle, and Thornhill Circle members. Registration opens to all members December 1.
  • Get tips from birding expert Denis Kania to improve your bird identification skills in this webinar with The Morton Arboretum. The trick to identifying birds is knowing which details are key to confirming the species. Thursday, January 28, 2021, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. (Central time): Attend live session online. Please note: Early online registration is open Nov 24-30 exclusively for Ginkgo Circle, Oak Circle, Hawthorn Circle, Elm Circle, and Thornhill Circle members. Registration opens to all members December 1.
  • Meet the animals that prowl our woods and ponds all winter long. We rarely see them—mink, beaver, coyote, and deer—but they are here. Saturday, February 6, 2021, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Please note: Early online registration is open Nov 24-30 exclusively for Ginkgo Circle, Oak Circle, Hawthorn Circle, Elm Circle, and Thornhill Circle members. Registration opens to all members December 1.
  • Hike the Arboretum’s lesser-known trails with a naturalist guide. Stretch your legs and get some fresh air while you learn about the history of the Arboretum and the plants and animals that call it home. Wednesday, December 16, (SOLD OLD) 2020, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m., or Friday January 22, February 19 or March 19, 2021, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. Locations vary. Please note: Early online registration is open Nov 24-30 exclusively for Ginkgo Circle, Oak Circle, Hawthorn Circle, Elm Circle, and Thornhill Circle members. Registration opens to all members December 1.
  • The Arboretum closes at dusk, so enjoy this special opportunity to see the mysterious forest protectors under the light of the moon. Wednesday, January 27, February 17, or Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Please note: Early online registration is open Nov 24-30 exclusively for Ginkgo Circle, Oak Circle, Hawthorn Circle, Elm Circle, and Thornhill Circle members. Registration opens to all members December 1.
  • In this single morning workshop for beginners, learn how to find birds, discuss equipment, what to wear, keeping track of your observations, and more. Saturday, March 27, 2021, or Saturday, April 3, 2021, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Please note: Early online registration is open Nov 24-30 exclusively for Ginkgo Circle, Oak Circle, Hawthorn Circle, Elm Circle, and Thornhill Circle members. Registration opens to all members December 1.