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November 15, 2023

Wild Birds Unlimited


Wednesday, November 15 - 1:00 PM

Please note that due to several cancellations, we have a few available seats for this program today. If you would like to attend, please email me by 11:30 AM:

The program will meet at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum in the Haggerty Education Center, Classroom A downstairs.

Click on the WBU logo for more information on the program.


For the next several weeks, we are taking a break from programming. However, we are hard at work preparing the next issue of Arboretum Leaves, our quarterly newsletter. We'll be offering a variety of programs, including a Members Only New Year party, our annual Blackburn Scholarship lecture featuring Marta McDowell speaking about her new book, a bus trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show, and, of course, the annual Community Garden Conference!

If you are not currently a Member of the Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, now is a great time to become one. Or, you might consider giving a friend or family member a membership as a holiday gift. Check out the options on our website's Membership page.


We are still enjoying some beautiful fall weather and lovely foliage colors. A gorgeous, golden leafed Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum cv. 'Sango Kaku') makes quite a statement up against the clear blue November sky. Another Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum var. dissectum cv. 'Ever Red', presents its red, lacy foliage like a waterfall close to the small pond in front of Matilda's cottage. The male cones of the Dawn Redwood tree (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) by the Marsh Meadow deck look stunning against the reddish brown fall color of the deciduous needles.

Dawn Redwood Cones Acer Palmatum cv Sango Kaku Acer Palmatum Dissectum Ever Red

Click an image to see them all in our website's picture gallery. Picture credits: Margery Ennist.


Several of our previously recorded events are available to watch on-line.

See our Prerecorded Events page for more information and to register.

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Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum
Post Office Box 2267
Morristown, NJ 07962

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The Frelinghuysen Arboretum is a facility of
the Morris County Park Commission
  • Frelinghuysen, Willowwood and Bamboo Brook Arboreta grounds are open 7 days a week, from 8am to dusk
  • The Haggerty Education Center is now open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The building remains closed on Sundays and Mondays.
  • Parking is limited. Other buildings remain closed. Portajohns are available.
  • HUNTING IN THE PARKS - See the Morris County Park Commission website.