Friends of the Arboretum (FOA) is a nonprofit membership organization that supports the UW–Madison Arboretum’s work and mission. Since 1962, FOA has provided volunteer and financial support for community outreach and education. Membership in the Friends is a commitment to the principles and practice of ecological restoration.
Benefits of Friends Membership
Benefits of Friends membership include:
- NewsLeaf, the quarterly member newsletter, which includes FOA news, a calendar of events, and FOA announcements
- Early/priority registration for FOA events including the popular Luncheon-Lectures series featuring noted speakers
- 10 percent discount at the annual Native Plant Sale
Yearly membership contributions for individuals and families are available at several levels:
- Member $40
- Supporting Member $70
- Sustaining Member $125
- Legacy Member $300
- Patron Member $1,000
- Life Member $5,000
Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.