Oak trees and savanna plants in fall

Wingra Oak Savanna in fall

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Twilight Treks Offer More Access to Nature Programs Arboretum News

Starting in August, the Arboretum will expand free public offerings with a new Twilight Treks series. Twilight Treks will highlight Arboretum ecosystems that are underused for educational programming, and the…

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Male bumble bee on New England aster flower

Gardening with Native Plants: October Changes Everything Arboretum News

While every month heralds some change in our gardens and landscapes, October brings transformation. Leaves and temperatures fall, animals may begin hibernation, migrating birds depart for warmer places or arrive…

Sculpture consisting of a tree stump, a large constructed nest sitting on top, and a pile of sticks next to it, sitting within a leafy garden bed amid live trees.

Art on View: Seen/Unseen Outdoor Sculpture Arboretum News

The Arboretum is hosting an exhibition in Longenecker Horticultural Gardens featuring sculptures by UW Art Department graduate students. Seen/Unseen is a collection of large-scale, site-specific installations highlighting natural ephemera that…

A canopy of trees in fall color seen from below with blue sky above.

Fall Visits: Etiquette and Road Safety Arboretum News

Fall is a busy season at the Arboretum, especially during the colorful change of seasons. We’d like to take the opportunity to share some information and reminders about visiting and…