Adult Programs

Introduction to the Natural Areas Conservation Training (N-ACT) Program (on demand)

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Join us for a FREE orientation to the Natural Areas Conservation Training (N-ACT) Program in ecological restoration. In this online class, the self-guided material can be completed wherever you have access to a computer, at your own pace. Get information on how you can volunteer to help make a difference in the woodlands, prairies, and wetlands in your community and at the Arboretum, and how our classes that include learning online and in the field can help you get started.

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 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.
  • There will not be an instructor online with you.

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Course Details

  • This class is held entirely online and is available within one hour of registration.
  • The online materials will take approximately 25 minutes to complete. Materials can be completed at your own pace.
  • Participants will have access to online materials for 60 days after the course start date.

System Requirements:

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


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