In the cozy confines of the Sterling Morton Library, join prairie steward and natural history writer Cindy Crosby in this class at The Morton Arboretum and discover the fascinating stories associated with the history of bison in Illinois’ “landscape of home.”
- Learn how these animals have an outsized influence on the plants we know and love in the Midwest.
- Enjoy stories about the conservation of these charismatic critters, their relationship to many Native peoples’ ways of life, and their place in literature, music, art, and popular culture.
- Find out how nature preserves near The Morton Arboretum in Illinois are bringing bison back to roam in their original tallgrass prairies.
This program meets in person at the Arboretum.
Instructor: Cindy Crosby, author and naturalist
Age: 16 and older
Course number: N628