News & Upcoming Events

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2019 Wildflower Week Events in or near Lincoln, Nebraska

June 4 in Lincoln. Jazz in June Garden Tour at 6pm. Meet at the east entrance of Sheldon Museum of Art, 12th and R streets on the campus of the University of Lincoln, NE for 1-hour tour before music begins.

June 4 in Lincoln. “A Wild(flower) Walk” in search of flowers, insects, and all things wild! We’ll search for colorful flowers in the prairie, interesting insects visiting flowers, and other signs of wildlife along the trails. Open to all ages. Children must be accompanied by adult. Pioneers Park Nature Center, 3201 S. Coddington in Lincoln from 6-7 pm, $4/person. Register a week in advance at 402-441-7895.

June 6 in Lincoln. Tour of Union Plaza wildflower and other plantings, hosted by Lincoln Parks & Recreation, Downtown Lincoln Association and Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, starting from Jayne Snyder Trail Center, 228 N. 21 Street in Lincoln. Outdoor event, subject to rain cancellation.

June 7 in Lincoln. “Nature Trekkers” exploration of areas around the Pioneers Park Nature Center Prairie Building, 3201 S. Coddington, 9:30-10:30am, with a focus on flowers and gardens. Geared towards young children and their families, $4/person. Register a week in advance at 402-441-7895.

June 8 in Lincoln. Prairie Pines Nature Rendezvous & Wildflower Week Celebration 10-2pm at 3100 N. 112th. Nature-related activities for all ages focused on wildlife, science, art and exercise. Bring a picnic lunch and spend time on the trails and the Nature Ninja course 9-5pm. No pets please. 402-525-7653,

June 8 near Denton. “Wildflower Walk on the Prairie” with Jason “the Birdnerd” St. Sauver; 10-11:30am at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center, 11700 SW 100th St., 402-797-2301



Nebraska Statewide Arboretum-Plant Sale

Spring plant sales at UNL East Campus greenhouse 2150 N. 38th St., Lincoln NE

MAY 24 – Friday afternoon sale 12-4:30pm
MAY 31 – Friday afternoon sale 12-4:30pm
JUNE 21 – Friday afternoon sale 12-4:30pm
JUNE 28 – Friday afternoon sale 12-4:30pm


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