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Photo of Karen Oberhauser, UW–Madison Arboretum director

Arboretum Citizen Science: Commitment and Growth

Director’s Note

When she was three, my daughter asked, “What does science mean?” I probably answered with something like: “it’s how we understand how the world works.” Luckily, our yard …

Jessica Ross and Nancy Sheehan

New Citizen Science Staff

The Arboretum has added two staff members to the research program in the last six months. Jessica Ross started as the citizen science coordinator in mid-September after spending several years …

2015 team leader training work party.

Volunteer Steward and Team Leader Trainings

Volunteer stewards and restoration team leaders play an important part in caring for the land, fostering engagement, and working with others. The Arboretum is offering training opportunities to join these …