Young Explorers – Migration Station!

Young Explorers – Migration Station!

Young Explorers features fun, interactive and educational activities designed to celebrate nature while exploring the beautiful grounds at Klehm Arboretum. Open to all kids ages 6 – 12, the weekly sessions are led by U of I Extension staff with help from Master...
Photo Contest

Photo Contest

Winter 2014 Amateur Photography Contest Photography contest runs December 1, 2014 – February 28, 2015 Winners announced in March 2015 Rules The Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden (KABG) Winter 2014 Amateur Photography Contest (“the contest”) is open to all...
Nature and Fallen Leaves

Nature and Fallen Leaves

Not only do leaves make trees look beautiful, their importance in sustaining life on this planet cannot be understated. Their bright green appearance in the spring is an indication of the beginning of a new life cycle. In the summer leaves provide much needed shelter...
Indicators of Trunk Decay

Indicators of Trunk Decay

A good indicator of decay is the presence of fungal fruiting structures on the trunk, limbs, or roots.  Fungal fruiting structures come in a variety of shapes such as bracket, hoof, shelf (collectively called conks) and mushrooms (toadstools).  Textures can range from...
Wild Ones: Native Plant Sales

Wild Ones: Native Plant Sales

Klehm would like to share these great community events : Native Woodland Plant Sale The annual Native Woodland Plant Sale, sponsored by the Rock River Valley Chapter of Wild Ones, is beginning just in time for spring. Not only are these native plants a charming...