Birding 101 and Tree Appreciation Day October 16th

The public is welcome to enjoy the Cemetery's Arboretum for an Intro to Birding event led by the Wisconsin Metro Audubon Society, followed by a Tree Appreciaiton Event, on the morning of October 16th. Free and open to all. 

Birding 101 at 8- 9:30 am  Learn how to identify birds from sight and sound with members of the Wisconsin Metro Audubon Society.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/168733001951

Tree Appreciation Event from 10 am -12 pm The day begins with a free tree planting seminar and memorial tree planting. At 11 am there will be a guided tree tour.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/168740486337

Milwaukee's oldest operating cemetery has a new international accreditation, officializing Forest Home Cemetery as the city's only accredited Level II Arboretum, a designation for botanical gardens with at least 100 different tree species. Our online tree inventory can be viewed here https://foresthomecemetery.treekeepersoftware.com/

See this story from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/local/milwaukee/2021/07/09/forest-home-cemetery-honors-dead-welcomes-activities/7845615002/