Karen Oberhauser

Karen Oberhauser

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Karen Oberhauser Named Director of the UW–Madison Arboretum In the Media

Internationally renowned monarch butterfly researcher Karen Oberhauser is returning to UW–Madison where once she studied as an undergraduate.

Oberhauser has accepted the position of UW–Madison Arboretum director. She comes to …

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Susan Carpenter, Arboretum native plant gardener, received the Martha Casey Award for Excellence on April 12, 2017

Susan Carpenter Receives Academic Staff Excellence Award Arboretum News

Susan Carpenter, the Arboretum’s native plant gardener, received the Martha Casey Award for Dedication to Excellence on April 12 at a reception for eight UW–Madison academic staff honorees. The energy and commitment Susan …

Rattlesnake-master sprouting after a prescribed fire.

Transitions Naturalists’ Notes

Webster’s Dictionary defines “transition” as a passage from one state to another, from one stage to another, or from one place to another. A second definition is a development or …

Illustration of Curtis Prairie restoration through history, by Liz Anna Kozik

Stories in the Land: Tales of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum Arboretum News

The Arboretum is rich in history, research, and beauty. Liz Anna Kozik, a graduate student in Design Studies, has created visual stories of Arboretum past and present for her Master …