All events begin at the Visitor Center unless otherwise indicated.
Free walks take place each Sunday. We also hold an evening walk each month. Public walks offer a basic introduction to the Arboretum, and you can expect some identification of plants and animals as well as brief scientific explanations for various ecological concepts.
On the fourth Sunday of most months, we offer a kid-friendly program that uses nature hikes, stories, crafts and activities to explore animals, plants and natural phenomena. On the second Sunday of every month, we offer a family walk with topics that are especially appealing to youngsters.
Our classes offer more in-depth coverage of topics than tours provide and explore ways humans interact with the environment, natural history, restoration and the arts.
Spring Gardens Tours
Free, informational tours of Longenecker Horticultural Gardens and the Native Plant Gardens that surround the Visitor Center are led by experts and take place from April through August, on Wednesday evenings from7 p.m. until dark, and in the fall on Saturday afternoon from 1-3 p. m.
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