Guided Walks, Tours & Nature Appreciation
Classes & Workshops
Get to know the diverse ecosystems, creatures and living collections at the Arboretum! Whether on a nature walk with a Naturalist or taking a class to learn more about nature, you will gain new insight into our plants and their importance for the environment, research and homeowners.
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Sunday, Sept. 18, 4-5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 16, 4-5:30 p.m.$15 member/$30 non-member
Live on Tuesdays, Sept. 20 - Nov. 22, 7-8 p.m.$30 Arb member (also MG, MSHS, or MNLA)/$40 non-member
Saturday, October 15, 10 a.m.-noon$18 member/$33 non-memberSOLD OUT, waitlist available
Friday, November 11, 10:30 a.m.-noon OR 2-3:30 p.m.$29 member/$44 non-memberSOLD OUT, waitlist available
Friday, Dec. 9, 10:30 a.m.-noon OR 2-3:30 p.m.$29 member/$44 non-member
Saturday, December 17, 10 a.m.-noon$18 member/$33 non-member
Friday, Jan. 13, 10:30 a.m.-noon OR 2-3:30 p.m.$29 member/$44 non-member
Saturday, Jan. 14, 10:30 a.m.-noon OR 2-3:30 p.m.$29 member/$44 non-member
Thursday, February 9, 6:30-8 p.m.
Beginner to Intermediate: Familiarity with the manual functions of your camera and an understanding of exposure settings.$24 member/$29 non-member
Saturday, February 11, 9:30-11:30 a.m.$54 member/$69 non-member
Thursday, March 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Beginner$24 member/$29 non-member
Saturday, March 18, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.$69 member/$84 non-member
Helpful information - Education
Cancellations & Exchanges for educational programs
The best chance of being enrolled in a sold out class is to add your name to the waitlist. Click the "waitlist" button or link next to the class and complete the form. There is no obligation to register if a spot opens. If the waitlist shows enough demand, additional sessions may be added.
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Effective Thursday, May 12, 2022, masks are no longer required for classes at the Arboretum. As a community, it is important that we continue to respect and honor the decision of those who choose to wear a mask, recognizing the concerns of those who are immunocompromised or are taking steps to protect their families or others.