Adult Programs

Basic Tree ID (on demand)

Learn to identify the common trees you see in local preserves or in your neighborhood in this self-guided online class from The Morton Arboretum.

Content Detail

Learn to identify the common trees you see in local preserves or in your neighborhood in this self-guided online class from The Morton Arboretum. In this course, you will 

  • 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. 

How self-paced Online Classes Work:

  • To access the class, you will log into TreeLearning, the Arboretum’s online learning portal. Instructions for accessing TreeLearning will be sent to registrants by email from treelearning@mortonarb.org following registration. You have access to the course for 60 days and can complete the materials anytime.
  • Complete the self-paced e-learning modules with reading material, short videos, interactive activities, and quizzes to check your understanding. 
  • The course will take approximately 90 minutes. The course does not need to be completed in one sitting.
  • Your instructor will not be online with you. 

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  • 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.

Requirements:

  • 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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