2021 Fall Symposium

The Fall 2021 Rotary Botanical Gardens Fall Symposium will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6. Check in is from 8-9 a.m.

NEW! Join us in-person or virtually

We are planning both a virtual and an in-person event. The registration deadline for both is Oct 20, 2021; no refunds will be issued after Oct. 21.

Virtual: The registration fee is $36 for RBG members or $45 for non-members. Zoom links for the Virtual Symposium will be sent out Friday, Nov. 5.

In-person: The registration fee is $70 for RBG members or $85 for non-members. In-person capacity is limited, so please register ASAP.

Download the 2021 Fall Symposium flyer (PDF)

Featured Speakers and Topics

View the speakers’ bios and topic descriptions (PDF)

  • David Stevens, Curator of Longenecker Horticultural Gardens at the UW Arboretum
    • Topic: “Flowering Shrubs for All Seasons”
  • Kelly D. Norris, author and plantsman
    • Topic: “More Than Turf”
  • Michael Jesiolowski, Rotary Botanical Gardens Director of Horticulture
    • Topic: “Have Plants, Will Travel”

How to register

ALL areas of the registration form must be complete. Please complete a separate form for each registrant.

You may also print out a PDF version of the registration form and submit with your payment:

  • Online: Please complete the form at the bottom of this page.
  • In person: At our Garden Gift Gallery (check, cash, or credit card)
  • By mail: Send completed form with your check made out to Rotary Botanical Gardens to: Education Coordinator, Rotary Botanical Gardens, 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, WI 53545
    • NOTE: Registration and payment must be received prior to the deadline in order to be enrolled in the class.
  • By phone: please call (608) 752-3885 to register over the phone with a credit card.

Cancellations & Refunds

Classes cancelled due to low enrollment will be refunded automatically, and you will be notified by phone or email of the cancellation. If you must cancel, your registration fees will be refunded if cancellation is received by Oct. 21.

Questions?

Call (608) 314-8415 or email [email protected]

Online registration

Please complete a separate form for each registrant.