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Location: Madison, WI 53711
Embrace springtime and restore your well-being by restoring the prairies, forests, and oak savannas of the U.W. Arboretum on the first through fourth Saturdays of each month from 9 a.m. to Noon. Learn about these special places while removing invasive plants, preparing sites for prescribed burns, and sowing seeds. All tools, equipment, instruction, and refreshments are provided. Participants should w more
Location: Madison, WI 53711
Habitat restoration team members assist and work alongside the Arboretum’s land care staff to carry out ecological restoration projects in the main Arboretum and at its outlying properties. The habitat restoration team works primarily on weekdays. Projects include cutting brush from remnant and restored areas, removing invasive plants, sowing seeds, girdling aspen trees, burn unit preparation and fireb more
Location: Madison, WI 53711
If you like to garden and want to learn more about native Wisconsin plants, basic botany, and plant care, consider assisting in the U.W. Arboretum's Native Plant Gardens. We seek volunteers to weed, plant, mulch, and do other garden tasks as we maintain these gardens. Individuals, families, and small groups are welcome, as are novice gardeners eager to learn more. Gardening takes place spring through more
Location: Madison, WI 53711
Propagation & Planting volunteers provide seeds and plants to the native plant gardens, researchers, and for ecological restoration projects on Arboretum properties. Volunteers participate in an array of activities from seed collecting to propagating by seed, cuttings or division. They also plant seeds, seedlings, trees and shrubs in restoration areas; weed the plant nursery; and dig and prepare trees more
Location: Madison, WI 53711
Bring your team of 3-8 people to help unload shrubs and small trees from delivery trucks bringing these plants to the Arboretum for the Friends of the Arboretum Native Plant Sale. The sale takes place on May 9; shrub and tree delivery takes place the mornings of May 1 and May 4. This is a job for strong people with healthy backs who can work in the sun or the rain; it is a fun group project. more

 

 


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