ARBORETUM NEWS (FRIENDS OF THE ARBORETUM)

Annual Meeting: “Morningstar Tapestry” with Debra Morningstar – Saturday, June 4, 2011

MONDAY, MAY 23, 2011

Date and Time: Saturday, June 4, 2011: 9 a.m.

Please join us as we celebrate another year of providing interesting and enlightening programs, activities and trips for our members and financial and volunteer support for the Arboretum. We will start the day with a delicious buffet breakfast, followed by our business meeting and short reports. We’ll end the morning with a presentation from Debra Morningstar, enrolled member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin and a professional storyteller. She brings along a “traveling cultural museum,” with moccasins, beadwork, corn husk dolls, basketry and shares her culture through education and storytelling. Read more

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.