Secrest Arboretum
Secrest Arboretum
Learn - Explore - Wonder - Connect
Learn - Explore - Wonder - Connect


Upcoming Events



Whiz Bang! Science Show
Thursday, June 8, 2017


Dr Dave Lohnes, OARDC's popular Whiz-Bang Scientist, encourages children to learn more about science in an enriching outdoor environment. Fun for the entire family. Free admission and parking. Show is cancelled in the event of severe weather.


Guided Bird Walk
Saturday, June 10, 2017


Members of the Greater Mohican Audubon Society guide birders of all skill levels. Spot birds, learn their calls, and discover their habitats in the arboretum. Parking and admission are free. Please dress for the weather.


Composting Workshop
Monday, June 12, 2017



Guided Summer Walk
Wednesday, June 21, 2017


Walks call your attention to seasonal treasures and best practices for your landscape.  Free, guided tour.  Dress for the weather.  Pre-registration is helpful, but not required.


Propagation Workshop-Cuttings
Friday, June 23, 2017


This workshop is designed to teach cutting propagation of woody plants. Participants will have the opportunity to practice taking and making cuttings, and will take cuttings home. Registration required.  Fee: $10.00 member, $15.00 non-member.

Arboretum Field Headquarters, 2320 Selby Road, Wooster. GPS: 40.776653, -81.916004


Summer Weed ID Class
Thursday, July 6, 2017


More details coming soon! Registration required. Fee: $10.00 member, $15.00 non-member.


Whiz Bang! Science Show
Thursday, July 13, 2017


Dr Dave Lohnes, OARDC's popular Whiz-Bang Scientist, encourages children to learn more about science in an enriching outdoor environment. Fun for the entire family. Free admission and parking. Show is cancelled in the event of severe weather.

 


Family Insect Night
Saturday, July 15, 2017


Come experience nightlife most never see at this free, family event! Among the stars: ghostly moths, burying beetles, coldly glittering fireflies. Activities include cockroach races, coloring table, firefly collecting contest, temporary insect tattoos, six-legged race, expert-led walks to insect-attracting traps and black lights, and bug zoo. Bring a flashlight, good walking shoes, and a clear jar to collect insects. If the weather looks threatening, call 330-263-3723. Rain date: July 18th.  Sponsored by: Entomology Graduate Student Association and OSU-Zamorano Association.


Summer Grafting Workshop
Thursday, July 20, 2017



Whiz Bang! Science Show
Thursday, August 10, 2017


Dr Dave Lohnes, OARDC's popular Whiz-Bang Scientist, teaches children more about science in an enriching outdoor environment. Shows are fun for the entire family. Free admission and parking.  Show is cancelled in the event of severe weather.

 


Guided Bird Walk
Saturday, August 12, 2017


Members of the Greater Mohican Audubon Society guide birders of all skill levels. Spot birds, learn their calls, and discover their habitats in the arboretum. Parking and admission are free. Please dress for the weather.


Guided Autumn/Pollinator Walk
Friday, September 22, 2017


Walks call your attention to seasonal treasures and best practices for your landscape.Free, guided tour.Dress for the weather.Pre-registration is helpful, but not required.


Floral Arranging Workshop
Friday, September 22, 2017



Autumn Discovery Day Pre-Sale (MEMBERS ONLY)
Friday, October 6, 2017


Friends of Secrest Arboretum enjoy the best selection at this members only pre-sale.


Autumn Discovery Day - Tree & Shrub Sale
Saturday, October 7, 2017


Rain or shine, the sale goes on! Come ready to purchase a variety of unique trees and shrubs to diversify your landscape. Receive expert advice and enjoy the autumn foliage. Parking and admission are free.  All proceeds benefit arboretum programs.

Check back for the 2017 Plant List (subject to change).


Guided Bird Walk
Saturday, October 14, 2017


Members of the Greater Mohican Audubon Society guide birders of all skill levels. Spot birds, learn their calls, and discover their habitats in the arboretum. Parking and admission are free. Please dress for the weather.


Winter Floral Arranging Workshop
Wednesday, November 22, 2017


More details coming soon! Registration required. Fee $25.00 member, $30.00 non-member.


Guided Bird Walk
Saturday, December 9, 2017


Members of the Greater Mohican Audubon Society guide birders of all skill levels. Spot birds, learn their calls, and discover their habitats in the arboretum. Parking and admission are free. Please dress for the weather.


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