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Prairie Plant ID

Schedule and Location

Two Tuesdays, July 19 through 26, 2016, and Thursday, July 21, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Please meet at the following locations:

  • Prairie Visitor Station on July 19 and 26
  • Visitor Center Entry on July 21

Fees and Registration

$55.00 member
$65.00 nonmember

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

Course Description

Learn the identification skills to manage, restore, or simply enjoy prairie habitats. Prairies in summer are at the peak of their bloom and color, with diverse wildflowers and grasses showing their distinctive beauty. Learn to identify plants important for prairie restoration during the growing season, and practice your identification skills in the field with guidance from a local plant expert. This class can be taken as a component of the Woodland Stewardship Program in natural areas management.

Instructor: Sharon Yiesla, plant knowledge specialist, The Morton Arboretum
Notes: Held indoors and outdoors. Please dress for the weather and be prepared to walk on wood chip paths. Limit 18.

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Course Details

CALL: 630-719-2468
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.