Fall 2023 Naturalist Programs

Spider Walk and Talk
Friday, Sept 15 and/or Saturday, Sept 16
registration preferred

Hike the 1.5-mile Boardwalk Loop together to learn about spiders and their webs. Content will be the same at both sessions, but what we see will vary by time of day (spiders are generally more active in the evenings, intact webs are usually more visible in the mornings).

  • Friday Evening Session: 7:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday Morning Session: 8:00-9:00 a.m.
  • Meet at the prairie kiosk
  • FREE - Outdoor U Members and CSB+SJU students
  • $5 - Nonmembers ($10 max per family each session)

    Spiders Registration

    Open to the public and family-friendly (but please leave dogs and bikes at home; they are not allowed in the Abbey Arboretum).