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The sun shines through the golden-hued foliage of oak trees at the Arboretum. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

The sun shines through the golden-hued foliage of oak trees at the Arboretum. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

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Oak Savanna Restoration Ties UW Arboretum to Madison Neighborhood In the Media

“If you want to get a neighbor’s attention, start cutting down some of their favorite trees.

That was a lesson the University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum quickly learned 25 years ago …

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Children on a GPS excursion at Earth Focus Day Camp

Earth Focus Day Camp: Nurturing a Love of Nature Arboretum News

Almost anyone who spent countless hours of summertime outdoors as a child has fond memories of exploration, investigation, discovery, and exhilaration. These are experiences the Arboretum’s Earth Focus Day Camp …

Savanna plants blooming in the Native Plant Garden

Gardening with Native Plants: Savanna Highlights Arboretum News

Mid-summer heat or hint of fall? Droughty weeks or monsoon-like rains? During August in Wisconsin, all are possible. Seasonal gardening tasks include harvesting seeds from plants that bloomed early in …

Gail Epping Overholt

New Staff: Gail Epping Overholt Arboretum News

The Arboretum’s new outreach and education coordinator, Gail Epping Overholt, began working at the Arboretum January 11—Aldo Leopold’s birthday—and has already brought enthusiasm and fresh ideas as she digs into …

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