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Prairie smoke in front of the Visitor Center

Mother's Day Spring Sampler Naturalists’ Notes

It was a beautifully overcast Mother’s Day as 29 of us began our Spring Sampler tour. Prairie smoke greeted us near the Visitor Center front door, and several shooting stars …


Spring Tonic – UW Art Student Sculpture Exhibition Arboretum News

The Arboretum will be the host for a site-specific art show by the UW Art Department’s Advance Sculpture class, taught by professor Aris Georgiades. The art students will install seven …

Yellow trout-lily

Spring Woodland Wildflowers Naturalists’ Notes


The beautiful, sunny, mild weather and love of spring wildflowers enticed sixty-three visitors to join me this afternoon for an hour and a half tour.

The search for wildflowers …