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The Chicago Botanic Garden opened a little more than 40 years ago as a beautiful place to visit, and it has matured into one of the world's great living museums and conservation science centers. In 2013, one million people visited the Garden's 26 gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on...
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Get the skills you need to build a “sure-fire” campfire in this hands-on workshop. In addition to instruction on proper materials and construction techniques, it will also cover a number of ways to start a fire using tools ranging in skill level from a primitive bow-drill to a flint and steel to a BIC lighter. For millennia, fire has been an elemental...
Saturday Sep 21st, 9:30am - 11:30am
Take a walk in the Garden and learn to identify birds in their sometimes-confusing fall plumage. Earlier bird walks will highlight warblers, vireos, and flycatchers, while later ones will feature ducks, sparrows, and hawks. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars and a field guide if you have them.
Wednesday Sep 25th, 7:30am - 9am
Creating and enjoying a bird oasis connects us to nature and helps sustain bird populations. A small Chicago bird garden is showcased to illustrate how to attract more than 100 bird species. Tips include landscape enhancements, practices, and plant selection, with an emphasis on natives/nativars. Learn about migration, species diversity, habitat,...
Saturday Nov 2nd, 10am - 12pm
Explore the mystery of owls at night. Learn owl behavior and identification, as well as the places these fascinating birds are likely to be seen. After an indoor discussion, you will enjoy a guided walk in the woods to look and listen for these enigmatic birds. Dress for the weather, and bring a flashlight and binoculars.
Friday Nov 1st, 6:30pm - 9pm
Each year monarch butterflies of the northeastern United States and Canada start an amazing migration that takes four generations to complete! Learn about the fascinating journey a monarch butterfly travels to make it to the winter resting ground, and current research scientists are conducting on monarchs. This class is offered in partnership with...
Tuesday Oct 15th, 10am - 12pm
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