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Curtis Prairie Naturalists’ Notes

It was a beautiful day to be walking in the prairie this past Sunday, sunny with a warm breeze in the low 80s. Nine people joined me on this longest …

Deer tick population 10 times higher than last year in parts of Madison In the Media

“Entomologists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are finding populations of deer ticks in Madison have multiplied, in some cases as much as 10 times over last year.

“They have studied …

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UW–Madison Arboretum Native Gardening Conference Promotes the Benefits and Uses of Native Plants in Home Landscapes Arboretum News

The UW–Madison Arboretum will host its 2015 Native Gardening Conference, “Native by Design: Gardening for a Sustainable Future,” on September 20. A fall tradition for many years, held when the …