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Icke Boardwalk winds from the woods through a wetland area north of Teal Pond as pictured in an aerial view of the snow-covered University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum during winter on March 13, 2013. The photograph was made from a small plane looking north. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW–Madison)

Icke Boardwalk winds from the woods through a wetland area north of Teal Pond as pictured in an aerial view of the snow-covered University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum during winter on March 13, 2013. The photograph was made from a small plane looking north. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW–Madison)

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Search committee chooses 3 finalists for UW Arboretum director Arboretum News

Three finalists have been named for the UW–Madison Arboretum director position. The director will report to Marsha Mailick, vice chancellor for research and graduate education.

Selected by a seven-member committee …

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Photography exhibit in the Steinhauer Trust Gallery

Call for Artists: Arboretum's Steinhauer Trust Gallery, 2018 Exhibits Arboretum News

The Arboretum is now accepting artists’ proposals for 2018 exhibits in the Visitor Center’s Steinhauer Trust Gallery. The submission deadline is March 31, 2017. Exhibits hang for two months, starting in January. …

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