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May 2012

Saturday, May 12th

Tuesday, May 29th

June 2012

Saturday, June 30th

September 2012

Saturday, September 15th

October 2012

Friday, October 12th

Saturday, October 20th

  • Arboretum Volunteer Event
    • Help remove invading shrubs to restore the forests of the Upper Arboretum.
    • 9:00 am, Upper Arboretum

November 2012

Saturday, November 17th

December 2012

Saturday, December 15th

  • Arboretum Volunteer Event
    • Help improve the forests of the Upper Arb by removing buckthorn. Please pre-register for this event!
    • 9:00 am, Upper Arboretum

January 2013

Thursday, January 10th

  • Little Birds on the Prairie
    • A talk by Jared Beck '14 about the Carleton College Arboretum grassland breeding bird survey.
    • 7:00 pm, Arboretum Office, 710 Three Oaks Drive

Saturday, January 19th

  • Arboretum Volunteer Event
    • Help improve the forests of the Upper Arb by removing buckthorn. Please pre-register for this event!
    • 9:00 am, Upper Arboretum

February 2013

Friday, February 1st

Saturday, February 16th

  • Arboretum Volunteer Event
    • Help improve the forests of the Upper Arb by removing buckthorn. Please pre-register for this event!
    • 9:00 am, Upper Arboretum

Tuesday, February 19th

Saturday, February 23rd

April 2013

Saturday, April 20th

  • Arboretum Volunteer Event
    • Help restore the forests of the Upper Arboretum by removing non-native shrubs and trees.
    • 9:00 am, Upper Arboretum
  • Arboretum Volunteer Event
    • Celebrate Earth Day in the Arb by helping get a new area ready for planting.
    • 12:00 pm, Upper Arb - Meet Behind Recreation Center

May 2013

Saturday, May 18th

  • Arboretum Annual Spring Bird Count
    • Help conduct the annual spring Arb bird count - no experience required!
    • 6:00 am, Arboretum Office, 710 Three Oaks Drive
  • Arboretum Volunteer Event
    • Help restore the forests of the Upper Arboretum by removing non-native trees and shrubs.
    • 9:00 am, Upper Arboretum

July 2013

Saturday, July 20th

August 2013

Saturday, August 17th

Wednesday, August 21st

September 2013

Saturday, September 21st

October 2013

Saturday, October 19th

  • Arboretum Volunteer Event
    • Help restore the forests of the Upper Arboretum by removing invasive shrubs.
    • 9:00 am, Upper Arboretum

Friday, October 25th

  • Fall Arb Walk
    • Join the Carleton Student Naturalists for a tour of Fall in the Arboretum.
    • 4:00 pm, Kiosk in front of the Recreation Center

November 2013

Saturday, November 2nd

  • Forest Restoration in the Lower Arboretum
    • Curious about the recent clearing in the Lower Arboretum? Learn about our work to make room for new native forest.
    • 2:00 pm, Canada Avenue Parking lot, near the Iron Bridge

Saturday, November 9th

January 2014

Wednesday, January 8th

Saturday, January 18th

February 2014

Saturday, February 1st

  • Luminary Night Ski
    • Candlelight Ski to benefit the Northfield High School Cross Country Ski Team
    • 6:00 pm, Behind Recreation Center - Upper Arboertum Trails

Saturday, February 15th

Friday, February 21st

  • Student Naturalists Snowshoe Walk
    • Visit the Arboretum with the Student Naturalists on snowshoes! Look for tracks of Bigfoot and other Arb critters.
    • 3:30 pm, Kiosk in front of the Recreation Center

Tuesday, February 25th

March 2014

Saturday, March 15th

April 2014

Saturday, April 12th

Saturday, April 26th

May 2014

Saturday, May 17th

Sunday, May 25th

  • Arboretum Bioblitz!
    • Visit the Carleton Arboretum to learn about animals, plants, and science! Targeted at grades 3-5 and led by Carleton student volunteers.
    • 12:30 pm, Arboretum

July 2014

Saturday, July 19th

Tuesday, July 29th

August 2014

Tuesday, August 5th

Tuesday, August 12th

Saturday, August 16th

Tuesday, August 19th

Tuesday, August 26th

September 2014

Tuesday, September 9th

Tuesday, September 16th

Saturday, September 20th

Tuesday, September 23rd

Sunday, September 28th

  • Passenger Pigeon Commemoration
    • Help commemorate the Passenger Pigeon which became officially extinct 100 years ago in September, 1914. History, readings, and treats!
    • 4:00 pm, North Lawn of Olin Hall

Tuesday, September 30th

October 2014

Monday, October 13th

Saturday, October 18th

  • Arboretum Tour
    • Ecological Restoration of the Carleton Arboretum walking tour.
    • 9:00 am, Arboretum Kiosk in front of Recreation Center
  • Arboretum Volunteer Work Event
    • Invasive shrub removal - make the forest safe for wildflowers!
    • 9:00 am, Upper Arboretum

November 2014

Sunday, November 9th

  • Arboretum Tour
    • Research in the Carleton Arboretum
    • 1:00 pm, Arboretum Kiosk in front of Recreation Center

Saturday, November 15th

December 2014

Saturday, December 20th

January 2015

Saturday, January 17th

February 2015

Saturday, February 21st

March 2015

Saturday, March 21st

April 2015

Saturday, April 18th

May 2015

Saturday, May 16th