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Skunk Cabbage Wetlands clearing

Skunk Cabbage Wetlands clearing

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Land Care Report: Skunk Cabbage Wetlands and Wingra Woods Clearing

In the eastern part of Wingra Woods, along the western edge of Arboretum Drive, a brush-clearing project is underway in a little-known management unit called Skunk Cabbage Wetlands (SCW). Just …

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Longenecker Horticultural Gardens, view from the pinetum

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Weather and Maintenance

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Monet Morning. Photo © Jim Stewart.

Art on View: A Sense of Wonder Wisconsin

In January and February, photographs by Jim Stewart will be on view in the Steinhauer Trust Gallery.

“A Sense of Wonder Wisconsin” features Jim Stewart’s photographs focusing on the incredible diversity …