ARBORETUM NEWS (EARTH PARTNERSHIP FOR SCHOOLS)

2010 Earth Partnership for Schools Institute August 9-13, 2010

THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2010

The 2010 EPS Institute will focus primarily on schools in Madison and the South-Central Wisconsin county of Dane. A new Woodland Activity Sampler will be piloted alongside the EPS 10-step Schoolyard Restoration Process. Click on “2010 EPS Institutes” on homepage for more information.

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.