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Advanced Tree ID

Schedule and Location

Sunday, September 16, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Registration

$65.00 member
$76.00 nonmember

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

Course Description

Learn to identify the trees you see every day in the woodlands and neighborhoods of the Chicago region. Stroll under the leafy canopy, examine 20 to 30 of our most common trees, learn the skills to identify them and discuss their biology and ecology.

This class is a continuation of Trees of Illinois I and will introduce a completely new set of trees that grow in northern Illinois.

Instructor: Chris Benda, plant ecologist
Notes: Held indoors and outdoors. Limit 18

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Course Details

BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted, M-F, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
IN PERSON: Stop by Visitor Center during open hours.


Weather Cancellation Hotline
Classes run rain or shine unless there is a threat of server weather. If severe weather is forecast please call 630-719-7979 for updates on weather related cancellations.