Current Arb Happenings

May 25

Arboretum Bioblitz!

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

Sunday, May 25th, 2014
12:30 – 5:00 pm / Arboretum

A Bio Blitz is an intense period of biological surveying in an attempt to record all the living species within a designated area. Spend part of a day in the Carleton College Arboretum learning about animals, plants, and science! You can participate in a biological survey of the Arboretum to find out what is living in different habitats.Best suited for grades 3-5.  Two sessions offered: 12:30 - 2:30 and 3:00 - 5:00.  Groups will be led by college student volunteers. Participants must come with a parent, guardian, or authorized adult, and be able to walk 1 mile to the field site. Bring your water bottle and love of nature! Scholarships are provided by the Carleton College Center for Community and Civic Engagement.  Register through Northfield Community Services. Please call Community Services to register if scholarship is desired and participant qualifies for free or reduced lunch (507-664-3502).


Sponsored by Arb Studies. Contact: Nancy Braker, x4543