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Students from a UW class on climate crisis literature take a break to learn and reflect during a work party. (Photo: Susan Day)

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Restoring Connections, Strengthening Communities Arboretum News

It’s been a busy autumn for volunteer engagement, with numerous organizations from campus and the broader community sending groups out to do service projects in Longenecker Horticultural Gardens and restoration…

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Gardening with Native Plants: Winter Reading Arboretum News

December brings the shortest days of the year, the first days of winter, and weather to match. Gardening tasks may be limited by snow and cold, but research, writing, webinars,…

Cross-country skiers at the UW–Madison Arboretum (Photo: Jeff Miller/UW Communications)

Ski and Snowshoe Trail Information, 2022–23 Arboretum News

The Arboretum is prepared for snow! For visitors, that means a season of skiing, snowshoeing, and winter hiking. The trail system includes footpaths, boardwalks, and fire lanes. We recommend sturdy,…

Curtis Prairie (Photo: Jeff Miller/UW–Madison)

Arboretum Accepting Proposals for Research Fellowships Arboretum News

The Arboretum is soliciting proposals from graduate student researchers for the 2023 Arboretum Research Fellowships. Proposals should address our mission and vision and build on a tradition that began with…

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