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


Upcoming Events



Guided Bird Walk
Saturday, February 14, 2015


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 Winter Walk
Friday, February 27, 2015


On this late-February walk, enjoy winter scenes of Witchhazel, Lenten Rose, colorful conifers, native grasses and Parrotia. Witchhazels are steal the show in Secrest! Experience the season’s best flowers and fragrances. Walks depart from the Seaman Orientation Plaza. Dress for the weather.


Grafting Workshop
Wednesday, March 4, 2015


Learn the what, why and how behind the art of plant grafting. This hands-on workshop allows participants to practice various grafting techniques. Rootstock and scion will be provided. Participants can take grafted plants home to nurture. Registration fee: $40.00 per person. Register by February 18th. Limit 10. Contact Paul Snyder at snyder.1062@osu.edu.

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


Dormant Pruning Workshop
Wednesday, March 18, 2015



Guided Bird Walk
Saturday, April 11, 2015


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 Spring Walk
Tuesday, April 21, 2015


Take a stroll through the arboretum and listen as our experts point out the signs of spring. Keep and eye out for early bloomers. Free parking and admission. Dress for the weather.


22nd Plant Discovery Day - Plant & Art Sale
Saturday, May 9, 2015



Pruning Workshop
Monday, June 8, 2015


Registration Required. Fee $25.00 per person.


Whiz Bang! Science Show
Thursday, June 11, 2015


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 13, 2015


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.


Secrest AfterHours
Wednesday, June 17, 2015


Topic: TBA. Mingle and enjoy refreshments in the Jack & Deb Miller Pavilion. Reservations are helpful, but not required. Contact Joe at 740-485-0129.


Whiz Bang! Science Show
Thursday, July 9, 2015


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 Summer Walk
Wednesday, July 22, 2015


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.


Guided Bird Walk
Saturday, August 8, 2015


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.


Whiz Bang! Science Show
Thursday, August 13, 2015


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.

 


Secrest AfterHours
Wednesday, September 16, 2015


Topic: TBA. Mingle and enjoy refreshments in the Jack & Deb Miller Pavilion. Reservations are helpful, but not required. Contact Joe at 740-485-0129.


John Schmid Concert
Sunday, September 20, 2015


John Schmid is the founder and director of Common Ground Ministries. This unique ministry, based in Berlin, Ohio, is a singing ministry with a focus on prisons in the Ohio Corrections System. They provide Bibles and Gospel Echoes Bible study correspondence courses to prisoners in the Ohio system at no cost to the prisoner or the system.

This is a country/gospel concert is sponsored by the Wooster Community Hospital Auxiliary.

 


Guided Autumn Walk
Thursday, September 24, 2015


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.


Wayne Co. Heart Walk
Saturday, September 26, 2015


To raise money for life-saving research and educational programs, OARDC and ATI are participating in the annual Heart Walk. For every $1 raised, more that $2 come back into our community in the form of research dollars.  Last year, Ohio State received more that $1 million from the American Heart Association in research funding. This year, our team goal is to raise $2500, and we need your help! Visit our team page to make an online donation. 

The goal of the American Heart Assoication is by 2020, to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent while reducing deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent.


Autumn Discovery Day - Tree & Shrub Sale
Saturday, October 3, 2015


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 2015 Plant List.


Guided Bird Walk
Saturday, October 10, 2015


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 Bird Walk
Saturday, December 12, 2015


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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