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Winter Tree Fest

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Texas Arboretum sunrise winter tree fest

Celebrate Texas trees in the Arboretum with family-friendly tree climbing, walks and talks, s’more roasting, fort building, a tree sale and more! Wildflower Center ecologists and arborists will present fun, educational walks and demonstrations under the trees. Young explorers can learn, craft and play all day. Get swept up in aerial tree yoga demonstrations under our oak canopies.

The Wildflower Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Winter Tree Fest activities are all free with admission.

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Full Schedule:

WALKS AND TALKS
Meet near the tree and shrub sale in the Texas Arboretum.

  • 11 a.m. – Trees of Central Texas and Their Benefits, with Arborist Brad Hamel
  • 12 p.m. – Trees in the Landscape, with Wildflower Center Ecologist Michelle Bertelsen
  • 12:30 p.m. – Proper Tree Planting Methods Demonstration, with Bartlett Tree Experts
  • 1 p.m. – Tricks and Tips for Tree Identification, with Botanist Dr. Karen Clary
  • 1 p.m. – Tree Habitat Walk for Kids, with Wildflower Center Education Coordinator Anjoli Fry
  • 2 p.m. – Basic Pruning for Homeowners and When to Hire an Arborist, with University of Texas Arborist Jennifer Hrobar
  • 3 p.m. – Tree ID and Mapping Walk, with TreeFolks

TREE AND SHRUB SALE
From 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. while supplies last. Find more than 50 species of native trees and shrubs to make your own woodland habitat, including live oaks that are the progeny of famous Texas trees featured in our Hall of Texas Heroes. Availability of species is subject to change.

Prices
$9 for 1 gallon
$27 for 5 gallon

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ACTIVITIES
Enjoy all of these activities from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

…and many more crafts, activities and games!

Thank you to participating organizations:

TreeFolks
Capital Area Master Naturalists
International Society of Arboriculture
Texas Forest Service

Thank you to our event sponsors:

Bartlett Tree Experts
Juliet Kirchner, Keller Williams Realtor

Details

Date:
January 27
Time:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Organizer

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Phone:
512.232.0100
Email:
info@wildflower.org

Venue

Wildflower Center
4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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