Your donation is greatly appreciated! Your tax-deductible contribution to UW Botanic Gardens’ Education Programs supports our work to engage the public through high-quality experiential educational programming for youth and adults at the Washington Park Arboretum and Center for Urban Horticulture.

Our programs are designed to enrich participants’ connections with and understanding of plants and the natural world through curriculum and content that is inquiry-based, rooted in science, inclusive, hands-on, engaging to the senses, and appealing to a variety of learning styles and age groups.

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3 ways to give:

Youth & Family Education FundSupports the activities of the University of Washington Botanic Gardens Youth and Family Education programs, which provide hands-on science and nature inspired learning experiences for preschoolers, K-12 classes and families.




Adult & Professional Education FundEnhances efforts of the UW Botanic Gardens Education and Outreach program, which provides high quality courses, seminars and symposia year round, serving professional land managers, gardeners, nature artists, citizen scientists and the general public.



Fiddleheads Forest School FundSupports UW Botanic Gardens’ Fiddleheads Forest School, a nature-based preschool that supports social, emotional, and physical development of young children. Gifts may be used for general departmental needs and student support.




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