Adult Programs

Why The Morton Arboretum Is a Champion of Oaks (on demand)

The Morton Arboretum is currently pursuing several research and conservation initiatives that focus on the genus Quercus, or oaks.

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The Morton Arboretum is currently pursuing several research and conservation initiatives that focus on the genus Quercus, or oaks. But what’s so important about oaks, anyway? This self-paced, online course will explain why oaks are an important genus to protect and study; what threats oaks (and other tree species) are currently facing; and what the Arboretum is doing to protect and study oaks.

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 upon 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 30 minutes. The online materials do not need to be completed in one sitting.
  • There will not be an instructor online with you.

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  • This class is held entirely online and is available within one hour of registration. 
  • The online materials will take approximately 90 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. 

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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