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Location: Madison, WI 53711
Do you enjoy reading? Nature? People? If your answers are yes, yes and yes, be a bookstore clerk at the U.W. Arboretum. Bookstore clerks offer friendly, knowledgeable assistance to customers. You'll greet visitors and offer information and assistance by directing them to publications of interest. Bookstore clerks answer a variety of questions and direct visitors to other places and resources in the Ar more
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
Volunteers are needed to help the professional naturalists at the Arboretum's Earth Focus Day Camp in June, July, and August. Volunteer naturalist's assistants should enjoy interacting with children, have an interest in ecology and nature, and be excited to participate in outdoor games, art, and music. Ability to deal with mosquitoes, hot weather, melting popsicles, and occasional crying a plus. More i 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

 

 


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