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Basic Tree ID (Online Only)

Schedule and location


  • Registration closes: Sunday, May 17, 2020, 11:59 p.m.
  • Available online: Monday, May 18, 2020, 12:00 p.m.

Fees and Registration

$16.00 member
$20.00 nonmember

BY PHONE: Please leave a message at 630-719-2468 or send an email to registrar-ed@mortonarb.org and let us know the best time to call you back.

NOTE: Please add registrar-ed@mortonarb.org to your address book. You will receive an email from this address with the link to join class.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. the day before the class begins.

Course description

Learn to identify the common trees you see in local preserves or in your neighborhood in this online-only class from The Morton Arboretum. Use characteristics such as leaves, bark, branches, flowers, and fruit to ID a tree. Learn to use keys and field guides. See and understand your natural surroundings in a new way, from the comfort of your home or office.

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Course details


  • This class is held entirely online.
  • The online materials will take approximately 90 minutes to complete.
  • Participants will have access to the online materials for 60 days after the course start date.
  • Limit 40


  • Participants must have access to the internet and know how to use a web browser (ex: Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer)
  • Participants must know how to send and receive email.
  • A unique email address for each participant is required at registration.

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