Photo: Bill Arthur

Photo: Bill Arthur

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October Badger Trolley Tours Arboretum News

As fall color reaches its peak, the Arboretum will offer the popular Badger Trolley narrated tours on October 4, 11, and 18. On board, our naturalists share stories about plants, ecology, …

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Arborists gather in Longenecker Horticultural Gardens. Photo: Bill Reichenbach

Wisconsin Arborist Conference Showcases Education Arboretum News

On August 14, an estimated 300 Wisconsin arborists gathered at the Arboretum for the Wisconsin Arborist Association’s summer conference. Using the visitor centers amenities and the extensive Longenecker Horticultural Garden’s …

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Grady Tract Naturalists’ Notes

Late summer flowers were in full splendor in Greene Prairie for this Sunday’s Grady Tract tour. A group of 10 with a strong love for flowers joined me on this …

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Curtis Prairie Naturalists’ Notes

About a dozen of us braved the 90-some-degree heat of this late summer Sunday to meander through Curtis Prairie identifying plants and insects, hoping to spot migrant bird travelers passing …