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Botanic Tour of the Prairie

July 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Guide: Mary Berve

Walk through the Tall Grass Prairie at Rotary Botanical Gardens and identify some of the prairie plants and talk about how the Native Americans and Pioneers used these plants. Learn about the history of prairies in the United States. Find out what changes brought about the disappearance of the prairies. Discuss the benefits of planting prairie plants in your garden. Get an in depth look in the prairie and learn about specific plants.

Youth and adults are encouraged to join the tour.

Participation is limited to 15 people. Meet at the Prairie near RBG Horticultural Center.

How to register

To register, please complete a registration form (see below) and submit with your payment in person, by mail, or by phone:

  • In person: at our Garden Gift Gallery (check, cash, or credit card) – Open Monday-Friday 10a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • By mail: Send completed form with your check made out to Rotary Botanical Gardens to Attn: Education Coordinator, 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. Deadline for this Botanic Talk is 7/7.
  • By phone: Please call (608) 752-3885 to register over the phone with a credit card.
Registration forms


  • Rotary Botanical Gardens members: $7
  • General public: $10

Cancellations & Refunds

Classes cancelled due to low enrollment will be refunded automatically, and you will be notified by phone or email of the cancellation.


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


July 8
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Delaney Sherwood
(608) 314-8415


Rotary Botanical Gardens
1455 Palmer Drive
Janesville,WI53545United States
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