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Sandhill Crane Migration Trip Sandhill Crane Migration Trip

March 17 and 18, 2020. Journey along the Platte River valley and experience hundreds of thousands of beautiful Sandhill cranes during their majestic spring migration. This is a must-see tour where you will enjoy one of nature's treasures, and is also a great chance for unique birding and photography opportunities. The tour includes two private viewings (evening at sunset and morning at sunrise) of the Sandhill cranes at Rowe Sanctuary in Kearney, Neb., transportation, hotel accommodations, meals and snacks, as well as a stop at the Nebraska Museum of Art. Registration and payment are due by February 28. For additional information, contact Gabrielle Domenge-Geiger at (402) 346-4002, ext. 263 or g.geiger@omahabotanicalgardens.org.

Conservation Discovery Garden Twilight Tour- September 27 Conservation Discovery Garden Twilight Tour- September 27

September 27, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Join the garden's director of conservation Jim Locklear to discover the native species grown in the conservation discovery garden and learn about the efforts of the conservation programs at Lauritzen Gardens. Includes a tram ride. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Arboretum Fall Color Twilight Tour- October 25 Arboretum Fall Color Twilight Tour- October 25

October 25, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
Come into our "garden of trees" and celebrate autumn with us and these magnificent specimens. Also explore the Oberman Bird Sanctuary, which attracts different bird species that fly along the great Missouri River. This is a great opportunity to celebrate all that nature provides. This tour is timed for the lovely hours before sunset. A tram ride to the garden is included. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Monarch Walk with Dr. Ted Burk and Joanne Langabee- September 14 Monarch Walk with Dr. Ted Burk and Joanne Langabee- September 14

September 14, 2019 from 10 a.m. to noon
Since butterfly counters in Mexico are seeing 150% more Monarch butterflies this year than last year, we should be seeing higher numbers of Monarchs in the garden this fall. Bring your family for a short classroom presentation, followed by a leisurely guided walk through the garden to spot and count Monarch butterflies. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Bee Spotting Walk- August 25 Bee Spotting Walk- August 25

August 25, 2019 from noon to 1:30 p.m.
In these walks, designed for the whole family, explore Lauritzen Gardens with Tony Sandoval, the "Bee Rescuer", to discover different bee species and the plants they prefer. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Winter Garden Wonderland Tour- December 14 Winter Garden Wonderland Tour- December 14

December 14, 2019 at 2 p.m.
Many people say "What is there to see in a garden in winter?" Our answer is "Plenty!" Come see winter points of interest in this garden tour. Dress for the weather and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa before we venture out into the garden. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Shinrin-Yoku: Japanese Forest Bathing with Julie McKeone- September 28, 1 p.m. Shinrin-Yoku: Japanese Forest Bathing with Julie McKeone- September 28, 1 p.m.

September 28, 2019 at 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Shinrin-yoku is a term that means "taking in the forest atmosphere" or "forest bathing." It was developed in Japan during the 1980s and has become a cornerstone of preventive health care and healing in Japanese medicine. Immerse yourself in nature on this 2.5 hour session with Julie McKeone and deepen your relationship with the natural world while boosting immune strength, reducing stress, and improving cognitive functioning. Cost for this session is $15 and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required.

Our Price: $20.00
Shinrin-Yoku: Japanese Forest Bathing with Julie McKeone- October 19, 1 p.m. Shinrin-Yoku: Japanese Forest Bathing with Julie McKeone- October 19, 1 p.m.

October 19, 2019 at 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Shinrin-yoku is a term that means "taking in the forest atmosphere" or "forest bathing." It was developed in Japan during the 1980s and has become a cornerstone of preventive health care and healing in Japanese medicine. Immerse yourself in nature on this 2.5 hour session with Julie McKeone and deepen your relationship with the natural world while boosting immune strength, reducing stress, and improving cognitive functioning. Cost for this session is $15 and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required.

Our Price: $20.00
Shinrin-Yoku: Japanese Forest Bathing with Julie McKeone- November 2, 1 p.m. Shinrin-Yoku: Japanese Forest Bathing with Julie McKeone- November 2, 1 p.m.

November 2, 2019 at 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Shinrin-yoku is a term that means "taking in the forest atmosphere" or "forest bathing." It was developed in Japan during the 1980s and has become a cornerstone of preventive health care and healing in Japanese medicine. Immerse yourself in nature on this 2.5 hour session with Julie McKeone and deepen your relationship with the natural world while boosting immune strength, reducing stress, and improving cognitive functioning. Cost for this session is $15 and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required.

Our Price: $20.00