Gabis Classes and Programs

  • March 8, 2022

    First and Third Saturday Tours

    Learn more about Gabis Arboretum and its plant collections on guided walks led by knowledgeable staff and docents.

  • March 8, 2022

    Spring Ephemeral Photo Walk

    Take a guided walk to see spring ephemerals and learn how to photograph them at Gabis Arboretum.

  • March 8, 2022

    All About Bluebirds

    Learn about these beautiful birds and their importance to our local environment.

  • March 8, 2022

    Wednesday Wellness Walks with Community Healthcare System

    A healthcare provider and a Gabis naturalist will lead you on a leisurely walk, as they share helpful health and wellness tips and information about native plants and wildlife

  • March 8, 2022

    Wednesday Wellness Walks with Community Healthcare System

    A healthcare provider and a Gabis naturalist will lead you on a leisurely walk, as they share helpful health and wellness tips and information about native plants and wildlife

  • March 8, 2022

    Wednesday Wellness Walks with Community Healthcare System

    A healthcare provider and a Gabis naturalist will lead you on a leisurely walk, as they share helpful health and wellness tips and information about native plants and wildlife

  • March 8, 2022

    Presentation: The Gem of Chicago Wilderness

    This presentation, led by Spencer Cortwright, Ph.D., assesses the ecological quality of nature preserves in the Chicago area and shows it may be the greatest ecological area in the United States.

  • March 8, 2022

    Stargazing at the Arboretum

    Join PNW astronomers for an evening of stargazing. The arboretum's stunning landscape away from light pollution makes it the perfect location for stargazing!

  • March 7, 2022

    Kokedama Class

    Learn the basics of kokedama, a Japanese style of displaying plants in a moss-covered ball of soil, in this class taught by a local Master Gardener.

  • November 10, 2021

    Winter Photo Walk and Presentation

    Join photographer and hike docent, Deb Armstrong, to learn how to take nature photos on your smart phone or camera.