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Arboretum Walk: Effigy Mounds

Date(s): 11/30/2014

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Wingra Springs Parking Lot, Arboretum Drive, Madison, WI
Meet at the WINGRA SPRINGS PARKING LOT for this free naturalist-led hike. The Arboretum contains rare, intact mound groups – remnants of the hundreds built in our area more than 1,000 years ago. On this tour, featuring the mounds in Wingra and Gallistel Woods, you’ll learn about these ancient earthworks and their builders.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Special Event: Local Products Fair

Date(s): 11/30/2014

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
More than 40 vendors will be offering a wide variety of locally-produced, handmade items. Do your gift shopping early; find something truly unique for everyone on your list, and support area artisans.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Walk: Thinking Like an Arboretum

Date(s): 11/23/2014

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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. Aldo Leopold’s essay "Thinking Like a Mountain" is the basis for this tour about the relationship between predators and prey, and the diversity of ecosystems.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Earth Partnership for Families

Date(s): 11/23/2014

12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
Wonders of the White-tailed Deer - Free program for families at the UW Arboretum. Come and discover some fascinating facts about the white-tailed deer that live in our woods and prairies. Take a hike through their habitats and look for signs of their presence. Ongoing activities inside the Visitor Center; naturalist-led walk at 1:30.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Class: Creating with Patterns from Nature

Date(s): 11/22/2014

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
Using patterns found in nature we will create holiday ornaments and gifts. Learn about the science and function of these patterns while having fun and exercising your creativity. Art materials will be provided; bring your own lunch. Fee and registration required. Register and pay online at www.uwarboretum.org.
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): 11/22/2014

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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: The CCC and the Arboretum

Date(s): 11/16/2014

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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. In 1935 the Civilian Conservation Corps arrived here to set up the only CCC camp on a university campus. More than 200 men served at Camp Madison before it closed in 1941. Learn about their extraordinary efforts to restore the landscape of Wisconsin; tour some of the buildings they lived and worked in.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Ecological Restoration Work Party: Grady Tract

Date(s): 11/15/2014

9:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.

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 instruction are provided, and groups are welcome with advance notice. No facilities at work site; work parties are cancelled in bad weather.
UW Madison Arboretum - Marian Farrior
608-265-5214
mlfarrior@wisc.edu

http://www.nbc15.com/community/events/279017321.html | 279017321

Arboretum Family Walk: Preparing for Winter

Date(s): 11/9/2014

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
Free event for families. Join the naturalist on this short walk to see how the natural world is getting ready for winter.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Walk: Autumn Woodlands

Date(s): 11/9/2014

1:00 p.m - 2:30 p.m.

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 to the Arboretum’s forested areas. Fallen and falling leaves, a variety of fungi, and other delights are possible this time of year.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

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Arboretum Night Walk

Date(s): 11/8/2014

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m

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. The waning moon will light the way as we listen for animal activity and enjoy the night sky.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

http://www.nbc15.com/community/events/279015001.html | 279015001

Arboretum Special Event: Living with the Land Author Series

Date(s): 11/8/2014

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
Michael A. Miller, co-author of Field Guide to Wisconsin Streams, will be featured. There are 42,000 miles of perennial streams in Wisconsin. Miller will provide a brief ecological overview of streams and talk about the major determinants affecting the health of Wisconsin’s stream resources. Fee: $5 ($3 FOA)
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

http://www.nbc15.com/community/events/279014891.html | 279014891

Arboretum Ecological Restoration Work Party: Core Area and Curtis Prairie

Date(s): 11/8/2014

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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

http://www.nbc15.com/community/events/279012831.html | 279012831

Arboretum Walk: Tour of the Lost City

Date(s): 11/2/2014

1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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 program. While we always tour this area around Halloween, there’s really nothing spooky about this abandoned dream of a Venice of the North. Learn about this failed 1920s residential area and how understanding the land is important for proper development. Program starts indoors with an overview of the doomed Lake Forest project.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

http://www.nbc15.com/community/events/279010811.html | 279010811

Arboretum Class: All About Owls

Date(s): 11/1/2014

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711 (enter Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Hwy; proceed east 1 mile to Visitor Center).
Taught by an Arboretum naturalist and owl expert. From the tiny saw-whet to the enormous great gray, owls are fascinating. Fee: $13.50 ($12 FOA). Registration required; register and pay online at www.uwarboretum.org.
UW Madison Arboretum
608-263-7888
info@uwarboretum.org

http://www.nbc15.com/community/events/279010691.html | 279010691

Arboretum Ecological Restoration Work Party: Wingra Oak Savanna

Date(s): 11/1/2014

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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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