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  • August 10, 2023

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To celebrate National Tree Day, the Royal Botanic Gardens is taking guests on a one-of-a-kind wander through the woods.

Take a moment to consider the humble tree. Handsome and stoic, they line our streets and fill our parks, littering us with leaves and quietly cleansing the air we breathe.

On July 30, channel your inner Lorax and take part in National Tree Day. Since 1996, the annual holiday has brought together nature lovers from across the country to learn more about our country’s trees and plant a few as well.

National Tree Day at the

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  • August 5, 2023

WAUSAU, Wis. (WJFW) – The Monk Botanical Gardens have provided an outdoor place for people to enjoy peace and quiet in Wausau for two decades now. Featuring attractions like several themed gardens, treehouses, cabins, and miles of accessible trails there is plenty to enjoy. Back in 2003, Robert W. Monk bought a small crop of land with a vision of providing Wausau with an educational community Botanical garden. 20 years later and his dream has become a reality. 

“We really have built these gardens to attract children and families because we want to teach people how just beautifying a space

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