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Mounds of the Arboretum

Arboretum Class

Event Details

Saturday, October 30, 2021
1-3 p.m.
Meet at Visitor Center (2880 Longenecker Dr), UW–Madison Arboretum
Earthen mounds with conical, linear, and animal shapes were built by Native people in southern Wisconsin. The effigy mound groups at the Arboretum are among the few remaining of hundreds built in our area more than 1,000 years ago. Learn about the mounds, the people who created them, and their environment. Takes place indoors, with an outdoor walk if weather permits. Instructor: Paul Borowsky, Arboretum naturalist. Meet at the Visitor Center. Fee: $20. Register by October 26.