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  • College and professional self-guided field trips

    Following state recommendations to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), this program is not currently being offered. For more information, visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparedness and Prevention webpage.
  • Counting on Trees for Student Learning: Tree Census (Online)

    This year we are counting trees, but trees are also counting on you and your students! Learn more about The Arboretum’s 2020 Tree Census Project, as well as find ways your students can get involved in measuring trees in your community, or in their backyard. Friday February 26, 2021, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Attend live session Online.
  • Volunteer Leadership (Online)

    Volunteer Leadership (Online)
    Strengthen your skills leading volunteers in natural areas management with this interactive primer for volunteer stewardship activity planning, group dynamics, safety, and volunteer empowerment. Dates vary starting December 1, 2020, or March 11, 2021.
  • Butterfly Beginnings: Sprouting Student Scientists (Online)

    Attention all PreK-2nd grade teachers! The Morton Arboretum invites you to gather strategies in order to bring the outdoors indoors! Discover implementable activities about butterflies to help connect your students to the green spaces in their community. (CANCELED) Saturday April 17, 2021, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Producers, Consumers, Decomposers, Oh My! (Onlne)

    Crawl, slither, hop, or branch out on Zoom with The Morton Arboretum and join us for this workshop about the plants and animals that make up an ecosystem. Saturday May 15, 2021, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.