Join Magnet on Saturday, September 13th to Help Clean Up the Arboretum!

Tucked away at the Southern end of Lake Wingra is the Dane County Arboretum. The Arboretum’s 1200 acres offer a place to get away from the busy hustle of life to:

  • Observe Nature: Be it bird-watching, looking at spring wildflowers, or gazing at the fall colors, there is always something to marvel about within the Arboretum's many ecological niches.
  • Hike and Walk: Hiking and walking trails throughout the Arboretum make for a great escape for a walk or hike.
  • Bike and Jog: Bikers and joggers can travel over 4 miles of paved road through woodlands, wetlands and next to Curtis prairie by following McCaffrey Drive.
  • Ski and Snowshoe: Enjoy the winter months on ski and snowshoe-designated trails.
  • Draw and Photograph: Plants and animals throughout the Arboretum make excellent subjects for drawing or photographing. Source: Dane County Arboretum Visitor Guide  

To ensure the Arboretum stays in pristine condition for all Dane County residents to enjoy year-round, the park relies on volunteers to keep it clean and maintained.

Join Magnet and the United Way of Dane County Rosenberry Society on Saturday, September 13th at the Arboretum! We will be cleaning up brush and clearing paths.

All volunteers receive the following benefits:

-Invitation to the annual Volunteer Recognition Reception (food, fun and prizes!) -Mention in the annual volunteer recognition issue of NewsLeaf, the Friends of the Arboretum newsletter -An opportunity to feel good about making a difference Source:

Please RSVP and feel free to invite family members and a friend or two to help!