Latest Past Events

Managing Wisconsin Water Resources: Past, Present and Future

  Presented by Carl Sinderbrand and Paul Kent Water is one of those resources we often take for granted here in Wisconsin. Unlike Western states, which often face water constraints and shortages, we often have too much water.  Yet there are uses of water in Wisconsin, especially groundwater, that are not sustainable in terms of […]


Exploring the UW Arboretum Grady Tract

Thursday, May 19, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. $20.00, Limited to 20 people By popular demand, we return to the beautiful Grady Tract and Greene Prairie to see spring’s glory as Michael Hansen, the Arboretum Land Care Manager, leads us on an exploration of this much-loved part of the Arboretum. We’ll learn about the history of […]


Birds of the Arboretum – Spring Migration and Citizen Science

Virtual Event

Presented by Chuck Henrikson In the depths of winter we look forward to spring and the return of birds to the Arboretum.  There are not many resident bird species in the Arboretum in the winter months, but during spring migration the number of bird species jumps dramatically.  Some of the new arrivals stay all summer […]