Coffee and Learn: Urban Land Management

Join The Brenton Arboretum Education Manager, Penny Perkins for an in depth class on turning your yard into a diverse environment. Reconnect your yard to it's natural diversity and learn the history and science behind creating a diverse environment in your yard. Best suited for age 18 and older. Coffee will be provided by The...

Animal Adaptations

Adaptations are all about survival. When the environment changes dramatically, some animals die, some move and some develop adaptations over generations to help them survive. Come explore animals and some...

Tree house

Have you ever wondered what inhabits the trees in your yard or local park? Come investigate and discover what creatures depend on trees for habitat, their houses, and how they...

Meet a Tree

What is a tree? What does a tree do? How important are trees to our environment? Answer all these questions with Education Manager, Penny Perkins during a one hour program...

Nature Club Kids: Migration

For ages 6-10: Let's explore the various species passing through or moving back to Iowa for warm weather.