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Members enjoy a morning of community, connectivity, and spirited discussion.

Leafing Through the Pages meets on the second Thursday of every month from 10:00 a.m. until noon. This group explores works of fiction and non-fiction relating to natural history, ecology, and gardens. Participants are encouraged to read each month’s selection prior to the gathering to fully share in the discussion. (For a full discussion history, please click here).

If you would like more information about Leafing Through the Pages, contact Rita Hassert at rhassert@mortonarb.org or 630-719-2430.

Discussion List

  • January 13, 2022 – Lopez, Barry. Arctic Dreams, 1986.
  • February 10, 2022 – Carson, Rachel. Silent Spring, 1962.
  • March 10, 2022 – Brosnan, Kathleen A., William C. Barnett, Ann Durkin Keating (editors) City of Lake and Prairie : Chicago’s Environmental History, 2020.
  • April 14, 2022 – Leopold, Aldo. A Sand County Almanac : And Sketches Here and There, 1949.
  • May 12, 2022 – Ballowe, James. A Man of Salt and Trees : the Life of Joy Morton, 2009.
  • June 9, 2022 – Berry, Wendell. The Unsettling of America : Culture and Agriculture, 1977.
  • July 14, 2022 – Macfarlane, Robert. The Old Ways : a Journey on Foot, 2012.
  • August 11, 2022 – Carson, Rachel. The Sea Around Us, 1951.
  • September 8, 2022 – Maclean, John N. Home Waters : a Chronicle of Family and a River, 2021.
  • October 13, 2022 – Tallamy, Douglas W. The Nature of Oaks, 2021.
  • November 10, 2022 – Stegner, Wallace. Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs, 1992.
  • December 8, 2022 – Peterson, Dale. Jane Goodall : the Woman who Redefined Man, 2006.

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