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Backyard Chickens 102: Chicken Coop Basics

at The Morton Arboretum - Lisle

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Lisle, Suburbs
4100 Illinois Rte 53
At Ginkgo Wy
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Jennifer Murtoff

What you'll learn in this guides class:

Learn how to build a safe and comfortable home for your hens. Get the scoop on the basic needs of your backyard birds from local chicken expert, Jen Murtoff.  See examples of coop styles, and learn the nuts and bolts of building your own, including: 

  • the essential components of a coop
  • things to avoid when choosing construction materials
  • and important construction tips

Students should have basic knowledge of chicken keeping.

Prerequisite: Backyard Chickens 101 or equivalent experience.


School Notes: The registrars office is the one who confirms registrations ([email protected]). They respond to emails Monday through Friday between 8:30 and 4pm. If a student registers through Coursehorse on Friday evening for a Saturday class, we will not have a way to confirm them.

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Refund requests must be submitted to the registrar by email ([email protected]) or by phone (630-719-2468) one full business day prior to the program start date. If the registration fee is $25.00 or more, the registration fee will be refunded less a 10 percent processing charge. If the registration fee is less than $25.00, the registration fee will be refunded in full. Fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable within 24 hours the program’s start date. The Morton Arboretum cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations. Students will be issued a full refund in the event that The Morton Arboretum cancels a class for any reason.

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When Joy Morton established The Morton Arboretum in 1922, he envisioned a “great outdoor museum” of trees. Today, our living collections inspire visitors to appreciate, learn about, plant, and protect trees. The Arboretum champions the world's trees through plant collections, science and conservation,...

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