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UW Arboretum

1207 Seminole Highway
Madison, WI 53711 United States
(608) 263-7888 https://arboretum.wisc.edu/

February 2020

February Findings

February 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
UW Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Highway
Madison, WI 53711 United States
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Come prepared for discovery on a nature scavenger hunt in a “quiet” Wisconsin winter month. Walk, 1:30–2:30 p.m., indoor activities,…

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March 2020

In Leopold’s Footsteps

March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
UW Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Highway
Madison, WI 53711 United States
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Learn where conservationist Aldo Leopold, the Arboretum’s first research director, conducted famous phenological research from 1935–45 and established the first…

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Green Fire Movie Night

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UW Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Highway
Madison, WI 53711 United States
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Kick off Leopold Weekend by watching the Aldo Leopold documentary Green Fire, followed by group discussion and reflection. Free, no…

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Arboretum Restoration Work Party

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
UW Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Highway
Madison, WI 53711 United States
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Help improve native habitat and help native plants thrive by removing invasive plant species in the Lake Wingra watershed. The…

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Living Like Leopold

March 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
UW Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Highway
Madison, WI 53711 United States
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Explore Leopold’s values about caring for the land and its inhabitants. Learn how restoration ecology is shaped by his land…

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Supermoon Night Walk

March 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
UW Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Highway
Madison, WI 53711 United States
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The March full moon is called Raccoon Breeding Moon by the Ho-Chunk. This year it is a full supermoon, when…

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Muddy March

March 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
UW Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Highway
Madison, WI 53711 United States
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Learn about changes to plants, animals, and the ground we walk on as spring approaches. Walk, 1:30–2:30 p.m., indoor activities,…

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April 2020

Walk: For the Love of Earth

April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
UW Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Highway
Madison, WI 53711 United States
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Honor Earth Day on an early spring walk to search for signs of renewal in the gardens and woodlands.

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Introduction to Wisconsin Geology

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UW Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Highway
Madison, WI 53711 United States
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$20

Gain an understanding of the earth and our regional geology. Learn about the forces that shape our earth, the vastness…

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Longenecker Horticultural Gardens Tour: Magnolias

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UW Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Highway
Madison, WI 53711 United States
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Tour the gardens’ extensive magnolia collection, and other spring flowering plants encountered along the way with Michael Jesiolowski, director of…

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Woodland Wildflowers

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
UW Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Highway
Madison, WI 53711 United States
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If this is a typical spring, we may find bloodroot, wild ginger, bluebells, and Dutchman’s breeches (among other delights) along…

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Family Nature Program: Birds on the Move

April 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
UW Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Highway
Madison, WI 53711 United States
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Join us for a family-friendly bird walk and activities to learn about bird migration. Walk, 1:30pm, activities, 2:30pm. For families…

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