Adult Programs

Be a Community Scientist: Observe Nearby Trees With the ‘Canopy Counts’ Program (online)

Get to know the trees in your neighborhood in a new way by participating in the Canopy Counts Program through the Curio xyz app.
(The July 13 session has been canceled. Please register for the September 21 session.)

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Get to know the trees in your neighborhood in a new way by participating in the Canopy Counts Program through the Curio xyz app. Explore your local environment, get insights from real experts on the trees, plants, and other features that you find, and get involved in an online community of people that care about trees. Learn how to take part in local missions and how the maps you make contribute to community forestry planning. 

How do I access the program?

  • Your link to join the program will be included in the Order Summary email you receive after registering. Keep this email handy.
  • Click on the link at the scheduled date and time. 
  • Automatically generated captions will be displayed.
  • The program will be recorded and available to registered participants for two weeks following the program.

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Notes

  • This program will take place on Zoom. You will need access to the internet to participate. 
  • Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email. Click on the link to join the program at the scheduled date and time. 
  • To ensure you receive the link, please add education@mortonarb.org to your address book. 
  • New to Zoom? Watch this short video to learn how to join a Zoom meeting.
  • Limited to 100 participants.

Mia Howerton, Chicago Region Trees Initiative steward

Mia joined the Arboretum in 2022 after completing an assignment with AmeriCorps. Before coming to the Arboretum, she served with the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust in Seattle collaborating with land managers, outside partners, and private landowners to run restoration and education programs. Mia earned her Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from Loyola University, where she focused on analyzing environmental issues in urban settings and pursued research looking to further environmental equity and inclusivity.

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