ARBORETUM NEWS (EARTH PARTNERSHIP FOR SCHOOLS)

RESTORE Leadership Institute July 12-22, 2010

THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2010

Funded by the EPA Office of Environmental Education, RESTORE: West/Northwest will include partners from US Fish and Wildlife Service Regions 1 and 8 Schoolyard Habitat Program and regional EPS Centers in California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. For more information click on “2010 RESTORE Institute” on homepage

Located between Lake Wingra and the West Beltline Highway at 1207 Seminole Highway, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum features the restored prairies, forests and wetlands of pre-settlement Wisconsin. This 1,260-acre arboretum also houses flowering trees, shrubs and a world-famous lilac collection. Educational tours for groups and the general public, science and nature-based classes for all ages and abilities, and a wide variety of volunteer opportunities for groups, families and individuals are available.