Spark your curiosity and get them engaged with nature through hands-on science and self-led activities through the Arboretum.
Bring your family and drop by the Visitor Center, where a volunteer naturalist will present a pop-up nature presentation with hands on activities on a variety of different sciences topics for youth to explore and learn more about the Arboretum. Pop-Up Nature! themes address essential and fascinating aspects of plant life, like why do trees turn color in the fall, forest birds of the Arboretum, conifer tree ID and how do seeds get dispersed? You might go on a pollinator scavenger hunt, observe leaves and different specimens under a microscope.
Every Wednesday in the summer starting 6/10 through 8/19. Dates and themes below: