For the Birds
Classes & Workshops

From bird-watching walks to bird-themed arts and crafts, let your inspiration take flight at the Arboretum.

 Arboretum bird checklist

The Arboretum is a great place to go birding!

Make reservations to visit the Arboretum, and use this free, handy bird checklist to search for the myriad birds who live here or pass through. The list follows observations of long-time Arboretum Naturalist Matt Schuth and all accepted ebird observations reported on-site.

View and print at

Free Arboretum Bird Checklist

bright red cardinal in winter, photo Don Olson, APS

Winter Bird Photography (Online)

Thursday, February 17, 6:30-8:00 p.m. Central Time
Don Tredinnick, professional nature photographer, instructor and owner of Frozen Hiker Photography

Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Create amazing photos of birds this winter! With the techniques presented in this webinar, you will be able to photograph birds on snow-covered branches, at the feeder, and in flight.
$25 member/$30 non-member

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Photography Classes

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Arboretum Education Office
Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.*
*We are temporarily working from home, we may return phone messages from a home phone 

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The best chance of being enrolled in a sold out class is to add your name to the waitlist. Click the orange "waitlist" button 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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