Frequently Updated Park News

Register for North American Agroforestry Conference June 28th – July 2nd

North American Agroforestry Conference: Virtual Conference June 28th – July 2nd, 2021

The 2021 North American Agroforestry Conference will bring together farmers, landowners, researchers, climate scientists, investors, philanthropists, policymakers, and global leaders on climate change, carbon drawdown, and agroforestry. Together we will tackle the major barriers to scaling agroforestry, focusing on solutions and action.

For more information: visit Savanna Institute

Announcements for Park Volunteers

Restoration work on hiatus until early May

Because of the Mushroom Workshops in late April and other conflicting plans, volunteers working with Rita on restoration work will take a break until early May. Watch this space for future announcements.

April 17, 10:00 am: Tractor Driver Review

For Silverwood Park tractor users:  Annual review of procedures and policies.  Meet at the south shed.   

For Saturday, May 1, 2021 – Silverwood May Day Event Volunteers

Volunteers are needed for set up, during-event assistance, and take down for a Silverwood Park Open House on Saturday, May 1, from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. Events will include:

  • A new volunteer introduction and orientation (1 hour)
  • A Silverwood Park scavenger hunt
  • Geo-caching in the park
  • A late Earth Day-Arbor Day celebration (45 minutes)
  • Silverwood Farmstead tours with updates on park projects

Please call Kyle at 608-251-3171 for more information about volunteering or send a message to ""