Get ready to celebrate live oaks (Quercus fusiformis), pecans (Carya illinoinensis) and cedar elms (Ulmus crassifolia) — Texas Arbor Day is Saturday, Nov. 4!
We’re offering FREE admission all day and special activities from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
9:30 a.m. — Meet our friends from organizations like Bartlett Tree Experts and the Texas Military Environmental Department as well as members of our Science and Conservation Department and in house arborists.
9:45 a.m. — Tour the Arboretum with Kelsey, one of our skilled Wildflower Center Arborists.
10:30 a.m. — Take a garden tour with Bartlett Tree Experts and learn all about cultural practices and structural pruning for young trees.
10 a.m. — Learn how to age trees at an extra-special Drop-in & Discover
11:45 a.m. — Enjoy a tree planting demonstration with Bartlett Tree Experts
1 p.m. — Learn how evolution influences the form and structure of trees at our Morphology of Oaks and Trees class (FREE! Space is limited, pre-registration is encouraged but not required)