Explore the Wetlands and Wildlife of the Mississippi by Riverboat

TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2014

The Friends offer meaningful, well-planned trips geared toward travelers who appreciate the beauty and complexity of nature and are eager to learn more from experts carefully selected to guide the tours.

We are now accepting reservations for a Mississippi River Fall Migration Cruise. Choose either November 5 or November 11 and explore the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge known as one of the most noteworthy bird migration flyways in the world,

To learn more, click here.

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.