• Friday, April 28

    Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
    MFA Exhibit at UW–Madison

    All day

    The UW–Madison Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master of Fine Arts exhibition told through tapestries in the Visitor Center, comics to read, and signs placed on the grounds. Kozik focuses on the history of Curtis Prairie—the first prairie restoration in the world. The exhibit will be on view April 22 through June 8.

  • Saturday, April 29

    Magnolias
    Longenecker Horticultural Gardens Tour

    1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

    See, smell, and learn about the gardens’ extensive magnolia collection, and other spring flowering plants encountered along the way, with Michael Jesiolowski, Chicago Botanic Garden senior horticulturist. Free, no registration required. Meet at the Visitor Center.

  • Sunday, April 30

    Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
    MFA Exhibit at UW–Madison

    All day

    The UW–Madison Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master of Fine Arts exhibition told through tapestries in the Visitor Center, comics to read, and signs placed on the grounds. Kozik focuses on the history of Curtis Prairie—the first prairie restoration in the world. The exhibit will be on view April 22 through June 8.

  • Sunday, April 30

    More Woodland Wildflowers
    Walk

    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    Every spring unfolds a little differently, but the wildflower blooming sequence follows a predictable pattern. We’re likely to see trillium, bellworts, and trout-lily as we hike our woodland trails. Free, no registration required. Meet at the Visitor Center.

  • Wednesday, May 3

    Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
    MFA Exhibit at UW–Madison

    All day

    The UW–Madison Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master of Fine Arts exhibition told through tapestries in the Visitor Center, comics to read, and signs placed on the grounds. Kozik focuses on the history of Curtis Prairie—the first prairie restoration in the world. The exhibit will be on view April 22 through June 8.

  • Friday, May 5

    Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
    MFA Exhibit at UW–Madison

    All day

    The UW–Madison Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master of Fine Arts exhibition told through tapestries in the Visitor Center, comics to read, and signs placed on the grounds. Kozik focuses on the history of Curtis Prairie—the first prairie restoration in the world. The exhibit will be on view April 22 through June 8.

  • Saturday, May 6

    Ecological Restoration Work Party
    Wingra Oak Savanna

    9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

    Volunteer for restoration activities and learn about savannas. Tools and training provided. Groups welcome with advance notice. Meet at Arbor Dr. parking lot, off Monroe St. More information: 265-5214 or marian.farrior@wisc.edu.

  • Saturday, May 6

    Lilacs and Crabapples
    Longenecker Horticultural Gardens Tour

    1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

    David Stevens, LHG curator, will lead this tour through two signature collections, focusing on the history, beauty, and landscape value of crabapples and lilacs, which are some of the favorite ornamental woody plants in the Midwest. Free, no registration required. Meet at the Visitor Center.

  • Sunday, May 7

    Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
    MFA Exhibit at UW–Madison

    All day

    The UW–Madison Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master of Fine Arts exhibition told through tapestries in the Visitor Center, comics to read, and signs placed on the grounds. Kozik focuses on the history of Curtis Prairie—the first prairie restoration in the world. The exhibit will be on view April 22 through June 8.

  • Sunday, May 7

    Spring Wildflowers on the Grady Tract
    Walk

    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    Enjoy a naturalist-led hike to look for wildflowers in the Grady Tract oak savannas and prairies. Free, no registration required. Meet at the Grady Tract parking lot, southeast corner of Seminole Hwy. and W. Beltline Frontage Rd.

  • Wednesday, May 10

    Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
    MFA Exhibit at UW–Madison

    All day

    The UW–Madison Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master of Fine Arts exhibition told through tapestries in the Visitor Center, comics to read, and signs placed on the grounds. Kozik focuses on the history of Curtis Prairie—the first prairie restoration in the world. The exhibit will be on view April 22 through June 8.

  • Friday, May 12

    Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
    MFA Exhibit at UW–Madison

    All day

    The UW–Madison Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master of Fine Arts exhibition told through tapestries in the Visitor Center, comics to read, and signs placed on the grounds. Kozik focuses on the history of Curtis Prairie—the first prairie restoration in the world. The exhibit will be on view April 22 through June 8.

  • Saturday, May 13

    Friends of the Arboretum Native Plant Sale

    9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    Visit the big tent on the lawn in front of Curtis Prairie to shop for all your native plant gardening needs. The Friends of the Arboretum (FOA) annual native plant sale offers more than 200 species of native plants suitable for a variety of soil and light conditions. Experts will be available to answer questions. Organized by FOA, open to the general public.

  • Saturday, May 13

    Ecological Restoration Work Party
    Wingra Oak Savanna

    9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

    Volunteer for restoration activities and learn about savannas. Tools and training provided. Groups welcome with advance notice. Meet at Arbor Dr. parking lot. Meet at the Visitor Center. More information: 265-5214 or marian.farrior@wisc.edu.

  • Saturday, May 13

    Dark of the Moon
    Night Walk

    8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

    The Ho-Chunk called the May full moon (May 10) the Earth Drying Moon, when April’s rain showers drained away, making way for May flowers to grow. Moonrise will occur after our hike ends. Free, no registration required. Meet at the Visitor Center.

  • Sunday, May 14

    Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
    MFA Exhibit at UW–Madison

    All day

    The UW–Madison Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master of Fine Arts exhibition told through tapestries in the Visitor Center, comics to read, and signs placed on the grounds. Kozik focuses on the history of Curtis Prairie—the first prairie restoration in the world. The exhibit will be on view April 22 through June 8.

  • Sunday, May 14

    Spring Sampler
    Walk

    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    Explore the Arboretum’s woodlands, wetlands, and prairies on this naturalist–led hike. Bring Mom to see the wildflowers! Free, no registration required. Meet at the Visitor Center.

  • Sunday, May 14

    Spring Is Here
    Family Walk

    1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    This naturalist-led hike will take families to explore the prairies, woodlands, or wetlands near the Visitor Center. Free, no registration required. Meet at the Visitor Center.

  • Wednesday, May 17

    Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
    MFA Exhibit at UW–Madison

    All day

    The UW–Madison Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master of Fine Arts exhibition told through tapestries in the Visitor Center, comics to read, and signs placed on the grounds. Kozik focuses on the history of Curtis Prairie—the first prairie restoration in the world. The exhibit will be on view April 22 through June 8.

  • Friday, May 19

    Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
    MFA Exhibit at UW–Madison

    All day

    The UW–Madison Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master of Fine Arts exhibition told through tapestries in the Visitor Center, comics to read, and signs placed on the grounds. Kozik focuses on the history of Curtis Prairie—the first prairie restoration in the world. The exhibit will be on view April 22 through June 8.

  • Saturday, May 20

    Ecological Restoration Work Party
    Grady Tract

    9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

    Volunteer for restoration activities and learn about prairies and savannas. Tools and training provided. Groups welcome with advance notice. Meet at Grady Tract parking lot, southeast corner of Seminole Hwy. and W. Beltline Frontage Rd. More information: 265-5214 or marian.farrior@wisc.edu.

  • Sunday, May 21

    Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
    MFA Exhibit at UW–Madison

    All day

    The UW–Madison Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master of Fine Arts exhibition told through tapestries in the Visitor Center, comics to read, and signs placed on the grounds. Kozik focuses on the history of Curtis Prairie—the first prairie restoration in the world. The exhibit will be on view April 22 through June 8.

  • Sunday, May 21

    Late Woodland Wildflowers
    Walk

    1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

    The naturalist will lead a walk in Gallistel and Wingra woods looking for wild geranium, wild blue phlox, and emerging ferns. Free, no registration required. Meet at the Visitor Center.

  • Wednesday, May 24

    Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
    MFA Exhibit at UW–Madison

    All day

    The UW–Madison Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master of Fine Arts exhibition told through tapestries in the Visitor Center, comics to read, and signs placed on the grounds. Kozik focuses on the history of Curtis Prairie—the first prairie restoration in the world. The exhibit will be on view April 22 through June 8.

  • Friday, May 26

    Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
    MFA Exhibit at UW–Madison

    All day

    The UW–Madison Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master of Fine Arts exhibition told through tapestries in the Visitor Center, comics to read, and signs placed on the grounds. Kozik focuses on the history of Curtis Prairie—the first prairie restoration in the world. The exhibit will be on view April 22 through June 8.

  • Saturday, May 27

    Ecological Restoration Work Party
    Core Area and Curtis Prairie

    9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

    Volunteer for restoration activities and learn about prairies and savannas. Tools and training provided. Groups welcome with advance notice. Meet at the Visitor Center. More information: 265-5214 or marian.farrior@wisc.edu.

  • Sunday, May 28

    Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
    MFA Exhibit at UW–Madison

    All day

    The UW–Madison Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master of Fine Arts exhibition told through tapestries in the Visitor Center, comics to read, and signs placed on the grounds. Kozik focuses on the history of Curtis Prairie—the first prairie restoration in the world. The exhibit will be on view April 22 through June 8.

  • Sunday, May 28

    West Curtis Prairie and Noe Woods
    Walk

    1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

    The western portion of Curtis Prairie is the site of the first-ever prairie restoration, conducted by the Civilian Conservation Corps more than 80 years ago. Noe Woods has been studied since the 1930s to document changes in woodlands. Free, no registration required. Meet at the Visitor Center.

  • Sunday, May 28

    Survival at the Pond
    Family Nature Program

    1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    Which animals live in Teal Pond, and how? We will hike to the pond to explore this special place. Naturalist-led hike from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Indoor activities from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Free, no registration required. Meet at the Visitor Center.

  • Wednesday, May 31

    Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
    MFA Exhibit at UW–Madison

    All day

    The UW–Madison Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master of Fine Arts exhibition told through tapestries in the Visitor Center, comics to read, and signs placed on the grounds. Kozik focuses on the history of Curtis Prairie—the first prairie restoration in the world. The exhibit will be on view April 22 through June 8.

  • Friday, June 2

    Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
    MFA Exhibit at UW–Madison

    All day

    The UW–Madison Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master of Fine Arts exhibition told through tapestries in the Visitor Center, comics to read, and signs placed on the grounds. Kozik focuses on the history of Curtis Prairie—the first prairie restoration in the world. The exhibit will be on view April 22 through June 8.

  • Sunday, June 4

    Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
    MFA Exhibit at UW–Madison

    All day

    The UW–Madison Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master of Fine Arts exhibition told through tapestries in the Visitor Center, comics to read, and signs placed on the grounds. Kozik focuses on the history of Curtis Prairie—the first prairie restoration in the world. The exhibit will be on view April 22 through June 8.

  • Wednesday, June 7

    Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
    MFA Exhibit at UW–Madison

    All day

    The UW–Madison Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master of Fine Arts exhibition told through tapestries in the Visitor Center, comics to read, and signs placed on the grounds. Kozik focuses on the history of Curtis Prairie—the first prairie restoration in the world. The exhibit will be on view April 22 through June 8.