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Annual Wildflower Walk at Connecticut College Arboretum
May 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Annual Wildflower Walk at Connecticut College Arboretum will be held on Friday, May 3rd from noon to 1 p.m. Glenn Dreyer, Arboretum Director leads this fascinating walk through the Arboretum.
Use Williams Street entrance to the Arboretum; meet at the Outdoor Theater.
This is a free event
On a slope just south of the Laurel Walk lies the Edgerton and Stengel Wildflower Garden, containing over 75 species of wildflowers. Some of the flowers you can expect to see include: Jack-in-the-pulpit, Virginia Blue Bells, Wild Geranium, Solomon’s Seal and Trillium. Bring a picnic lunch to eat by the pond, and then enjoy a 45-minute walk in the Wildflower Garden.
Just for Kids: Wildflower Walk
Friday, May 10, 4 to 5 p.m.
Caroline Driscoll, Arboretum Volunteer
Meet at Arboretum entrance on Williams Street.
Cost: Free, reservations requested
Through interactive play, children will learn the identity of several types of wildflowers. They will then test their newly acquired skills on a walk in the Wildflower Garden to find the real living flowers. Appropriate for ages 4 to 10, accompanied by an adult.