Knowing the names of the common native plants you see on your walks, bike rides, or volunteer days can deepen your connection with the natural world. In this class, you will learn what to look for when identifying a plant, and then spend time walking the grounds of The Morton Arboretum with an expert, learning the names and identifying characteristics of common native plants of northern Illinois.
This class is great for the beginner or for any naturalist looking to brush up on native plant ID.
This program meets in person at the Arboretum.
Instructor: Katrina Lewin, plant records coordinator, The Morton Arboretum; Spencer Campbell, Plant Clinic manager, The Morton Arboretum
Continuing Education: This class fulfills a requirement for the Natural Areas Conservation Training (N-ACT) Program. Learn more about N-ACT.
Age: 16 and older
Course number: N233