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Field Trips

Grades K-2

Engage all your senses as you learn about the natural world of trees at the arboretum!

The Knee-High Naturalist Program won awards in 2011 from Trees Forever and The Iowa Urban Forestry Council. These activities support basic science concepts and emphasize the enjoyment of spending time outdoors in nature.

Most school groups schedule time for a picnic lunch at our green-roof pavilion.

Available year round!



Grades 3-12 and Collegiate Students

Students visiting from the University of Costa Rica

Please contact the arboretum to arrange appropriate activities anytime of the year. We delight in working with classes at all ages and ability levels!



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Children finding bugs in the prairie

Field Trips are free for school-sponsored groups.

Fee Schedule for non-school sponsored activities

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