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Arboretum Night Walk: Equinox

Date(s): 9/22/2014

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
Watch the sunset on the autumnal equinox on this naturalist–led tour and learn more about this annual occurrence.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Walk: Arboretum Sampler

Date(s): 9/21/2014

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
See what is going on in the restored woodlands, wetlands and prairies near the Visitor Center.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Special Event: Native by Design: Gardening for a Sustainable Future

Date(s): 9/21/2014

8:45 AM - 4:30 PM

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
Using the Arboretum’s Wisconsin Native Plant Garden as an outdoor classroom, workshops are combined with expert advice and living examples to guide those wishing to become successful native gardeners. Keynote is Your Role in Building Biological Corridors: Networks for Life by Dr. Doug Tallamy author of Bringing Nature Home. Pre-registration required. Fee: $60.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Native Plant Garden Tour: Fall in the Native Plant Garden

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
Color, fruits, seeds, late blooming plants, late-season insects—we will find these and more in the varied native plant gardens around the Visitor Center.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Ecological Restoration Work Party: Grady Tract.

Date(s): 9/20/2014

9:00 AM - Noon

Meet at the Grady Tract parking lot at the southeast corner of Seminole Hwy. and the Beltline frontage road, Madison, WI.
Volunteer for restoration activities and learn about our native ecosystems. Tools and training are provided, and groups are welcome with advance notice. Work parties are cancelled if it is raining. No facilities at work site.
UW Madison Arboretum - Marian Farrior
608-265-5214
mlfarrior@wisc.edu

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Arboretum Family Walk: Fun with Fungi

Date(s): 9/14/2014

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
This family–friendly walk is about mushrooms growing in the natural areas and wood chip mulch of the gardens.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Walk: Fall Flowers in Grady Oak Savanna and Greene Prairie

Date(s): 9/14/2014

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Meet at the Grady Tract parking lot at the southeast corner of Seminole Hwy. and the Beltline frontage road, Madison, WI.
Enjoy a late summer walk through goldenrods, asters, sunflowers and gentians. No facilities at tour site; some sloping terrain
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Ecological Restoration Work Party: Core Area and Curtis Prairie

Date(s): 9/13/2014

9am to noon

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
Volunteer for restoration activities and learn about prairies and savannas. Tools and training are provided, and groups are welcome with advance notice. Meet at the front steps of the Visitor Center. Work parties are cancelled in bad weather.
UW Madison Arboretum - Marian Farrior
608-265-5214
mlfarrior@wisc.edu

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Arboretum Walk: Curtis Prairie

Date(s): 9/7/2014

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
The tall–grass prairie is at its peak both of height and color. Big bluestem could be more than 8 feet tall and will have turned a beautiful red color for fall.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Night Walk

Date(s): 9/6/2014

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
Last choruses of night calling insects, migrating birds and autumn skies enrich this first night walk of the fall.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Ecological Restoration Work Party: Wingra Oak Savanna

Date(s): 9/6/2014

9:00 AM - Noon

Meet at the gravel parking lot along Arbor Drive just off Monroe Street, Madison, WI
Volunteer for restoration activities and learn about prairies and savannas. Tools and training are provided, and groups are welcome with advance notice. Work parties are cancelled in bad weather.
UW Madison Arboretum - Marian Farrior
608-265-5214
mlfarrior@wisc.edu

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Arboretum Walk: Prairies and Savannas on the Grady Tract

Date(s): 8/31/2014

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Meet at the Grady Tract parking lot at the southeast corner of Seminole Hwy. and the Beltline frontage road, Madison, WI.
Free naturalist-led hike. Now is a good time to see the contrast between the sandy, dry West Knoll and wet-mesic Greene Prairie. No facilities at tour site; some sloping terrain.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Earth Partnership for Families: Listen to the Buzzzzz of the Prairie

Date(s): 8/24/2014

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
Free program for families at the UW Arboretum. Join us to listen to the late-summer sounds of the prairie. Discover birds, grasshoppers, crickets, bumble bees and maybe even the rustle of a snake slithering through the grass. Ongoing drop-in activities at the Visitor Center from 12:30-3:30 p.m., naturalist-led hike from 1:30-2:30.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Walk: Sample of Dane County in 1834

Date(s): 8/24/2014

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
Free naturalist-led hike. Restored prairie, savanna and wetlands near the Visitor Center provide an example of what Dane County looked like in the 1830s. Restoration was an unknown adventure when started here in 1934; many different experiments have resulted in what is here today.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Class: Introduction to Rain Gardening

Date(s): 8/23/2014

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
This class will cover design, placement, plants, and planting of rain gardens. Instructor: Molly Fifield-Murray. Fee and registration required; to register, download a form at uwarboretum.org/education/classes.php, or call 263-7888.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Ecological Restoration Work Party: Core Area and Curtis Prairie

Date(s): 8/23/2014

9:00 AM - Noon

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
Volunteer for restoration activities and learn about our native ecosystems. Tools and training are provided, and groups are welcome with advance notice. Meet at the front steps of the Arboretum Visitor Center. Work parties are cancelled if it is raining.
UW Madison Arboretum - Marian Farrior
608-265-5214
mlfarrior@wisc.edu

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