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Forest Bathing

Forest bathing, or shinrin-yoku in Japanese, means soaking in the forest atmosphere through all of your senses.  This gentle walk and pause at the UW Arboretum will allow you to consciously immerse in the natural environment and your Self. We will share information about the health benefits of being in nature. In addition, we will […]


The Effects of Glaciers on Wisconsin

                                                            Presented by:  Lucas Zoet, Dean L.Morgridge Endowed Chair of Geoscience, UW-Madison Professor Zoet will detail how Wisconsin has been shaped by glaciers and the types […]


Trip to Horicon Marsh 2024

                Join the Friends of the Arboretum for an adventure to the world-renowned Horicon Marsh.  The northern two-thirds of the marsh is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as the 22,000 acre Horicon National Wildlife Refuge.  The southern third (11,000 acres) is managed by the Wisconsin […]