Eastern bluebird on bluebird nesting box

Eastern bluebird on bluebird nesting box

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Research Update: Bluebird Restoration Arboretum News

In the early 1900s, Eastern bluebird populations in North America were dwindling. Several factors contributed to their decline: ice storms in their wintering grounds, a loss of nesting habitat, and …

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Bumble bee on New Jersey tea blossoms

Gardening with Native Plants: Longest Gardening Days Arboretum News

With the summer solstice in June, there is more daylight for gardening than in any other month. Garden tasks include planting, weeding, and, if rain is scarce, watering recently planted …

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

Announcing Research Fellowships Arboretum News

We are pleased to announce new Arboretum Research Fellowships, which will be available for graduate student researchers beginning in summer 2019. We are soliciting proposals that will address our mission and …

Burning brush piles at Skunk Cabbage Wetlands

Land Care Report: Winter Brush Clearing Projects Arboretum News

The snow from our second major April storm is only a recent memory. For Madison, it was the second snowiest April on record. We were only one day shy of …