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Volunteer group on trail at hillside prairie Pasque Flower hill

United Way Days of Caring volunteers on Pasque Flower Hill. (Photo: Bill Arthur)

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Volunteer Groups and Service Projects

With a 1,200-acre Madison property, 500 acres of outlying properties across the state, and a field and gardening staff of fewer than 10 people, volunteers play an essential part in …

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White sage and butterfly-weed in prairie garden

Gardening with Native Plants: Worts and Weeds, pt. 1

In July, the native plant garden shifts into summer. Plants reach full height, more species come into bloom, insects call, and fledging songbirds make short flights. Mosquitoes, dragonflies, and swallows …

2018 Invader Crusader group photo

Herrick Selected as an “Invader Crusader”

The Wisconsin Invasive Species Council has recognized Arboretum ecologist Brad Herrick as a 2018 Invader Crusader. The awards are presented to individuals and groups for outstanding …

Art quilt of tree ring patterns

Art on View: Line Dance

“Line Dance: Tree Ring Patterns,” an exhibit of art quilts by Barbara Schneider, will be on view in the Steinhauer Trust Gallery.

Schneider’s quilts are based on enlarged digital images …