Hastings– Free public tours of arboretums in south central Nebraska will take place October 3-5 at gardens created to serve the communities they're located in—public landscapes designed for active use, sustainability and beauty.
The gardens are all part of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum (NSA), having made a commitment to careful plant selection, diversity, wise management and use.
Tours will take place in Hastings, Kearney, Lexington, North Platte and a few other locations in south central Nebraska.
In Hastings, tour participants can visit three locations on Friday, October 5. From 10 a.m. to noon, tours will be provided at Central Community College. For the afternoon, special presentations will take place at the Hastings College and Highland Park Arboretums.
The schedule is as follows for the tours in Hastings on Oct. 5th:
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. – Central Community College -- Hastings Campus (550 Technical Boulevard)
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Hastings College Arboretum
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. – Highland Park Arboretum (HPA)
Other stops on the south central Nebraska arboretum tour include the following:
For more information about all of the tours, call (402) 472-2971 or visit www.hastings.edu.