Celebrate the first day of fall with a guided hike through the Arboretum’s natural areas.
The autumn equinox is the day of the year when the sun is directly above the equator, making day and night equal in length all around the world. The autumn equinox has been recognized throughout human history with rituals and traditions, celebrated in various ways by different cultures.
During this guided walk, you will pass beneath the shadows of Human+Nature sculptures and:
- hear equinox lore,
- learn about the animals that are active by day and by night,
- learn how the shorter days trigger certain activities in nature, and
- find out how the flora and fauna prepare for the winter season that lies ahead.