UW-Arboretum Class: Effigy Mounds—Considering the People, Culture, and Environment

  • 1207 Seminole Hwy.
  • Madison, WI 53711
  • Phone: (608) 263-7888

For hundreds of years, earthen mounds—including effigies of animals and conical and linear shapes—were built by Native peoples in southern Wisconsin. Join us for a presentation and discussion of the environment and ways of life of the peoples who created them. Indoors, with an outdoor walk if weather permits. See also December 8 walk.

Instructor: Paul Borowsky, Arboretum naturalist.

Fee: $30. Register by December 9. Meet at the Visitor Center.  


  • Times: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Admission: $30 (Register by 12/9)