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UW–Madison Arboretum ecologist Brad Herrick displays several jumping worms. Photo: Eric Hamilton

UW–Madison Arboretum ecologist Brad Herrick displays several jumping worms. Photo: Eric Hamilton

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Citizen scientists scour Madison area for invasive jumping worms In the Media

“From Fitchburg to Governor’s Island and Monona to Middleton, teams of volunteers dispersed across the Madison area Sept. 10 in search of small, pink, wriggling invaders: jumping worms.

“Hunched over …

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Research Update: Monitoring the Vegetation of Greene Prairie Arboretum News

The Arboretum’s Greene Prairie is a 47-acre restoration that lies along the southern boundary of the Grady Tract, south of the Beltline. Renowned botanist Dr. Henry Greene single-handedly planted more …

Donna Paulnock in Longenecker Horticultural Gardens

Thank You and Farewell to Donna Paulnock Arboretum News

It is with deep gratitude that the Arboretum will be soon say a bittersweet farewell to Donna Paulnock, Arboretum interim director since 2012.

Donna’s tenure at the Arboretum has been …

Wisconsin Native Plant Garden in September. (Photo: Susan Carpenter)

Gardening with Native Plants: Fall Practices and Perspective Arboretum News

The summer-to-fall garden transition proceeds in September, while garden tasks continue: planting, weeding, and collecting or ordering seeds. This month is also a good time to take stock of the …

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