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Wild Teas of the Arboretum

Sunday, September 9, 2018
1 – 3 pm

Autumn is the perfect time for a nice outdoor cup of tea. Here’s a workshop for families to learn to make a small burlap basket and collect plants from the wild to make fresh, zesty and healthy infusions. Join naturalist Sarah Dixon to enjoy some of the best aromas from native plants.

Language: English and French

Wear appropriate outdoor clothing

Cost (tax and parking included): $20/adult, $10/child

Please reserve (limited spaces): 514-398-7811


Naturally, Sainte Anne

Saturday, September 15, 2018
10 am - 4 pm

A day of exploring the attractions in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue. Visit our circuit of local partners, each presenting its own program of activities: Zoo Ecomuseum, Morgan Arboretum, Montreal Aviation Museum, Macdonald Farm, Sainte-Anne Street Merchants, Sainte-Anne Market and Parks Canada Canal. Find information on the shuttle bus service on the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue web site.

Free entrance and free activities at the Morgan Arboretum:

Educational booth: Reptiles, Amphibians and Insects, Too! 10 am - 4 pm
The Morgan Arboretum kiosk will be informative and interactive, allowing visitors to explore the local wildlife.

Self-guided walk | 10 am - 4 pm
Explore the Arboretum at your own pace and gain a richer understanding of its special landscape. There are four walking trails to choose from. Trails maps are available at the Gatehouse.

From 1:30 to 3 pm drop in to build a cone-seed feeder and find out about the Arboretum’s birdlife

At 2:30 pm join us for the release of Monarch butterflies


Where the Wild Things Are

Sunday, September 16, 2018
10 am – 12 pm

Explore the world of little critters: insects, salamanders, frogs and more! Join naturalist Scott Pemberton for some up close encounters with the Arboretum’s wildlife! Great fun for the whole family!

Language: English and French

Wear: Appropriate outdoor clothing including waterproof boots

Bring: Camera, binoculars, field guides, water and a snack

Cost (tax and parking included): Adults: $15 / Children: $10

Space is limited, so don’t wait to register: 514-398-7811


Wilderness Skills: Shelter Building

Sunday, September 23, 2018
1 - 4 pm

What would you do if you found yourself in the woods with only a few items? Join naturalist Sarah Dixon and learn how to build a shelter, how to start a fire and what plants you can eat!

In English and French

Open to families with children 7 years old and over

Cost (tax and parking included):
Adult: $25 / Child: $15

Dress for the outdoors. Bring a water bottle and a snack.

Space is limited, sign up today: 514-398-7811


Marvelous Maples and Astounding Ashes:

the Arboretum’s Fall Forest

Sunday, October 7, 2018
English 10 - 11:30 am; French 12 - 1:30 pm

Sunday, October 14, 2018
French 10 - 11:30 am; English 12 - 1:30 pm

Join a walk with naturalist Scott Pemberton to discover the natural phenomena of leaf color change. Discover why it happens, and how, and determine which trees produce your favorite autumn highlights.

Cost (tax and parking included): $15/adult, $10/child

Bring your boots, water bottle and camera

Please reserve (limited spaces): 514-398-7811


Halloween in the Haunted Forest

Saturday, October 27, 2018
4 - 10 pm

Strange things are happening this Halloween at the Morgan Arboretum. The Orange Trail and Chalet Pruche are open at night for this scary and educational event! Trick or treaters are invited to walk the Orange Trail and collect candy along the way from the spooky creatures of the forest.  Those who dare are invited to enter Chalet Pruche, which is transformed into a haunted house every year around Halloween.

This fun family event mixes environmental education with a Halloween theme. Enjoy the serene peace of the forest at night, some fun frights and of course candy for all!

All ages welcome. Children under 14 should be accompanied by an adult.

Length of walk: 1.5 km total

Cost (entrance, parking and tax included): $10/adult, $5/child

Bring a flashlights or a headlamp and dress appropriately for the weather

And don’t forget to dress up!

No reservation


Nature Workshop Information

Registration: Most activities require advanced registration unless otherwise noted. To make a reservation, please contact the main office by calling 514-398-7811 (open 9 am - 4 pm). Payments can be made by cash or cheque at the gatehouse before the start of the event. Receipts can also be issued. We recommend that you purchase tickets ahead of time at the main office since many of the activities fill up quickly.

Cancellations: If the minimum number of participants has not been reached by the registration deadline, the event may be cancelled. Cancellations will be made at least 24 hours before the start time of the event and all of those registered will be informed by telephone. If we cancel an event, anyone who has already paid a fee will be given a refund.

When you arrive, please check in at the Gatehouse for more information on parking and starting locations.

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On Monday, August 12, at 8 pm, join the members of theAstronomical Society for a public lecture by Andrew Fazekas. Following the presentation, telescopes, including the Bellevue Observatory, will be available for the public to enjoy the evening's sky (weather permitting).

Bring something to sit upon, (chair, blanket, cushion…), mosquito repellant and binoculars if you have a set, to enjoy the celestial fireworks.

For up-to-date info, please consult
Entrance is free. No reservation required. Meet at the Conservation Centre of the Morgan Arboretum.
Last Updated: Friday, 31 August 2018 15:13