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Volunteers from Clean Lakes Alliance and Roche NimbleGen clearing invasive plants from the stairs and trails around the Duck Pond. (Photo courtesy Clean Lakes Alliance)

Volunteers from Clean Lakes Alliance and Roche NimbleGen clearing invasive plants from the stairs and trails around the Duck Pond. (Photo courtesy Clean Lakes Alliance)

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The Bountiful Work of Volunteers Arboretum News

The growing season is at an end, leaves have fallen, and there is no denying that summer is over. The shorter days of November can be a time for reflection, …

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Gardening with Native Plants: Keep Your Leaves Arboretum News

November completes the fall transition begun in October. Still-warm days become dark evenings with consistent frost. The month brings the average first date for “cat-tracking” snow (measurable snow), transforming our …

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Art on View: Seasonal Shifts Arboretum News

In November and December, acrylic paintings by Karen Watson-Newlin will be on view in the Steinhauer Trust Gallery.

“Seasonal Shifts: Colors and Textures” features Watson-Newlin’s acrylic paintings of seasonal Dane County …

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October Birds on the Move Naturalists’ Notes

It was a beautiful afternoon this Sunday, with temperatures in the low 70s. About 40 of us set out together to scope out birds along Arboretum trails and in Longenecker …

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