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Urban stormwater runoff flows through Curtis Prairie.

Urban stormwater runoff flows through Curtis Prairie. Photo: Jeff Miller

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Land Care Report: The Effects of Stormwater

When it rains or snow melts, much of the water—referred to as stormwater—runs off hard surfaces such as roofs and pavement from neighboring urban areas and flows into the Arboretum.…

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Prairie smoke in bloom

Gardening with Native Plants: Plans and Plant Orders

January is usually a month of deep winter in our gardens and landscapes. But this year, what will follow an unseasonably warm and snowless end of December? Garden tasks, as…

Botanical drawings of bloodroot by David Kopitzke

Art on View: Wisconsin Flora through the Four Seasons

“Wisconsin Flora through the Four Seasons,” pencil, ink, and watercolor drawings by David Kopitzke, will be on view in the Steinhauer Trust Gallery in January and February.

Kopitzke’s botanical drawings…

New boardwalk at Ho-Nee-Um Pond

Ho-Nee-Um Pond Boardwalk Reopens

The Ho-Nee-Um Pond boardwalk has reopened after completion of a project to replace 400 feet of deteriorating boardwalk. The wooden plank path in the Wingra Oak Savanna area just off…

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