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Opportunities with UW-Madison Arboretum


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Location: Madison, WI 53711
Drive away the winter blues and restore your health 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 sho 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
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
Restoration team leaders are an essential corps of land care volunteers at the Arboretum. They teach and supervise other volunteers at weekly Saturday morning restoration work parties. Activities include clearing invasive plants, seeding, and other critical restoration tasks that support the land care staff in managing 1,200 acres of diverse ecological communities. It’s a great opportunity to expand yo more
Location: Madison, WI 53711
If you would like to provide a valuable service to the Arboretum while walking or skiing the trails, the volunteer steward program is for you. The steward program offers volunteers a unique opportunity to educate visitors from a variety of backgrounds about the Arboretum while assisting staff in monitoring trail conditions and trail use. Bilingual volunteers would be most welcome! Opportunities are av more

 

 


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