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UA arboretum coming events

Posted by tedevore 7b Al (My Page) on
Thu, Feb 26, 09 at 18:18

The UA Arboretum in Tuscaloosa has several things going on soon
gardeners & others may like. Announcement follows:


The Environmental Family in a Changing World
Saturday Programs at the Arboretum for parents and children.

Beginning February 28th, the Arboretum will host free programs open to
the public every Saturday at 11:00 am and again at 1:00 pm. Programs
will last approximately an hour and a half. Children will participate
in hands-on environmental activities to help them better understand the
way nature works. During this time, a specialist will speak to adults
about environmental topics such as gardening, lawn maintenance, organic
shopping, as well as many other general environmental issues.

The February 28th program for parents and children will feature an
introduction to the series and an educational stroll through the
Arboretum to learn about our projects, services and goals.

On March 7th, Ted Sekeres will speak to adults about healthy lawn care
practices, while children can get their hands dirty, learning to start a

On March 14th and 21st, local families are invited to bring a picnic to
the Arboretum. There will be activities and games for the kids, and lots
of springtime activity unfolding in our gardens and grounds for people
of all ages to see and enjoy.

Finally, on March 28th, Joseph Wright will discuss environmental issues
of particular concern in the South, while children learn about the
ecosystems of the Arboretum.

For more information about Saturday programs for families at the
Arboretum, contact Austin Creel at 553-3278 or

The University of Alabama Arboretum is free and open to the public from
8 am to sundown every day. For more information about the Arboretum,
including a complete schedule of event, visit our website at

Mary Jo Modica
Box 870344
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487
205 553-3278

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RE: UA arboretum coming events

Great events scheduled for March!

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