COVID-19 and Visitor Updates

Recent updates. Arboretum gardens, trails, and parking lots are open. The Visitor Center remains closed as we work through operational needs for providing safe and welcoming access for all staff, volunteers, and visitors. We anticipate it will remain closed for most of the summer. See event listings for… Read More

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

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Prescribed fire at Curtis Prairie, near the Jackson Oak

Land Care Report: 2021 Spring Fire Season Is One for the Record Books

The spring prescribed fire season is always an exciting time of year, but the Arboretum fire crew looked forward to this year’s season with extra anticipation. In 2020, we completed one burn – on March 17, one day before the University sent all non-essential staff home as the COVID-19 pandemic…

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