Friends of the Arboretum

Board Position Details

Member of the board of directors

  • Board Term: 3 year term
  • Financial Contribution: Board members are not required to contribute financially.
  • Faith-based Organization: We are not a faith-based organization.
  • Skills: accounting, bookkeeping expertise, financi

About Friends of the Arboretum

The Friends of the Arboretum enhances the University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum’s capability to accomplish its research, education, and outreach by providing volunteer and financial support, inspiring people to reconnect with nature.

Established in 1962, Friends of the Arboretum (FOA) is a nonprofit organization that supports the UW–Madison Arboretum’s work and mission. Being a Friend of the Arboretum demonstrates a commitment to the principles and practice of ecological restoration. Friends’ contributions support Arboretum community education, volunteer programs, land care projects, and research. FOA operational costs are supported through FOA fundraising events.

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