COVID-19 Updates

March 25 – Updates and Reminders. Arboretum events are cancelled through May 15. This includes all public programs, private tours, facility rentals, and meetings. The Visitor Center will also remain closed through May 15. These actions are necessary as we follow public health and UW–Madison directives during the ongoing COVID-19… Read More

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All events are free and begin at the Visitor Center unless otherwise indicated.

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A Native Plant Sale shopper admires pots of prairie grasses

Native Plant Sale: Dormant in 2020, Will Return in 2021

For 30 years, the Native Plant Sale held at the UW–Madison Arboretum has provided local gardeners with a reliable source for native plants. Since 1990, the Friends of the Arboretum has organized and hosted this popular springtime event—however, this year’s sale has been canceled to protect the health of our…

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