Trees and Ecology

Natural history

Enjoy an evening with Gavin Van Horn, author of The Way of Coyote: Shared Journeys in the Urban Wilds at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, October 18, 2018, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Get the skills you need to build a “sure-fire” campfire in this hands-on workshop at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 13, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to noon.
(CANCELED) Paddle the Rock River in Oregon, Illinois, and learn the geology and natural history of this unique area. Saturday, October 6, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Discover and delight in the many ways trees have shaped the history of the United States, from industry and economics, to politics and war, to culture and literature at The Morton Arboretum. Thursdays, October 4 and 11, 2018, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Digitally explore the intricacies of the prairie landscape and learn how to restore these signature American ecosystems at The Morton Arboretum. Online component begins Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Preserve and share your memories in the digital world by joining the Sterling Morton Library in their Tree-mendous Tree Stories Digitization Workshop at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, August 15 or Friday, August 24, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., or Monday, August 27, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to noon
The 4th Landscape Below Ground Conference, presented by The Morton Arboretum and the International Society of Arboriculture on October 15-17, 2018, features the latest research on tree planting and care from the ground down.
Join us for a hike and whiskey tasting at The Morton Arboretum. (SOLD OUT) Saturday, September 22, 2018, noon to 1:30 p.m., 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., or 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Explore the colorful landscape of the fall prairie and discover the amazing relationships between the plants and animals that call it home at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 8, 2018, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Join botanist Chris Benda for a guided tour of the fens of Illinois. Thursday, August 9, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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