Field Trips

Spring Ephemerals, Bloodroot           

Arboretum staff host occasional public field trips.  Check back often to see what is on our schedule.  If you have a topic that you would like to see addressed on a field trip please use our comment form to let us know!

Upcoming field trips:

Guided Bird Hikes: Thursday mornings, May 9 and 16, 6:30 - 8:00 a..m. Meet at the Arboretum Kiosk in front of the Carleton Recreation Center
Join our student naturalists and local bird experts to learn or refresh your knowledge of our spring birds! Join the Student Naturalists and guest birders to brush up on your bird identification.  Then use your skills to help with our annual spring bird count on May 18!

Annual Spring Bird Count: Saturday, May 18, 6:00 - 9:00 a.m. Meet at the Arboretum Office, 710 Three Oaks Drive, Carleton Campus.
You can help even if you only know the chirp of a robin or the honk of a goose!  Learn from experts, help record data, or just enjoy the spring morning.  Return to the Arboretum office for hot beverages, baked treats and bird stories.