Current Arb Happenings

Apr 22

Earth Day Arboretum Volunteer Work Event

Help plant trees in celebration of Earth Day!

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
1:00 – 3:00 pm / Lower Arboretum - entrance near West Gym
Volunteer in the Arboretum for Earth Day!

Meet at the entrance to the Lower Arboretum along Hwy 19, near the West Gym.

Help celebrate Earth Day with others in Northfield!  We will be planting cottonwood trees to reforest former farm fields along the Cannon River. All equipment is provided, just dress for the weather. This activity goes on rain or shine but will be cancelled if hazardous weather (tornado warnings or lightening storm). No notice will be sent out, make your own judgement about weather conditions. Questions?  Email

Consider joining other Earth Day volunteers for a full day of activities - find more information about local events at

Sponsored by Carleton Cowling Arboretum. Contact: Nancy Braker, Carleton Cowling Arboretum, x4543