O.W.L.S. - The Brenton Arboretum: Past, Present, and Future

McFarland Park, Story County

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

O.W.L.S. - The Brenton Arboretum: Past, Present, and Future

Melissa Burdick, Executive Director

Nestled in the heart of Dallas County farmland, The Brenton Arboretum is one of Iowa's premier botanical collections. Join us for an exploration of The Brenton Arboretum form pioneer to farming days, to a seed of an idea in founder Buz Brenton's imagination, to the stunning cultural attraction it is today. Plus, enjoy a sneak peek at the exciting projects in store for the future of the Arboretum with a glimpse at the newly updated master plan. 

(Older, Wiser, Livelier, Souls) programs are  held each month beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Story County Conservation Center (56461 180th Street, Ames.) These are designed for "boomers" or older - but anyone can attend. No registration is required to attend the free program. An optional lunch follows the program for just $7.50. Register for lunch at storycountyconservation.org or call 515-232-2516. Registration and payment for the optional meal is required by 4:00 pm. on Friday, April 3, 2020.

Menu; Macaroni and cheese bar (ham and swiss, chicken Marsala, broccoli), green beans, roll, and lemon bar

To Register

Register Online

Registration closes Friday, April 3, 4:00 p.m.


O.W.L.S. - The Brenton Arboretum: Past, Present, and Future


Tuesday, April 7, 2020
11:00 AM


McFarland Park
56461 180th Street
Ames, IA 50010
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Adults - $7.50

Children - $7.50