Join a World Environment Day Event June 2-3!

The United Nations World Environment Day (June 5) is celebrated annually to encourage awareness and action for protection of the environment. Think globally and act locally by joining in an event in Dane County June 2-3!


Anderson Farm County Park

Saturday June 3, 2nd Annual ABC Rock Walk, 9:30-11:30AM (rain or shine). Locate the painted rocks placed along the hiking trails in the park. Each rock is painted with the image of an animal, plant, or activity associated with the park or Wisconsin. FUN FOR ALL AGES. 914 Union Road, Oregon, WI. Sponsored by Anderson Park Friends, Inc. For more information: or 608-220-8716.

UW Madison Lakeshore Nature Preserve

Saturday June 3 Drop-in volunteer event at Picnic Point, 9AM-Noon. Help care for this beautiful and beloved campus landscape. Tools and training provided. No pre-registration required. Meet at entrance to Picnic Point (2000 University Bay Drive). For more information: or 608-220-5560.

UW Madison Arboretum

Saturday June 3 ecological restoration work party, Wingra Oak Savanna, 9AM-Noon. Volunteer for restoration activities and learn about prairies and savannas. Tools and training provided. Meet at Arbor Dr. parking lot, off Monroe St. For more information: or (608) 265-5214.

 WI DNR State Natural Areas

Friday June 2 Waubesa Wetlands workday, 1-4pm. A great way to get some exercise, have fun, learn something new. Meeting location: Contact Alex Wenthe at or 608-282-5403. RSVP preferred.