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UW Arboretum added to National Register of Historic Places

“The University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum, the birthplace of restoration ecology, is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

“The listing recognizes the Arboretum’s historic significance for pioneering developments…

The University of Wisconsin Arboretum listed in the National Register of Historic Places

“The Wisconsin Historical Society has announced the listing of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Dane County, in the National Register of Historic Places . . . .

“The…

John Curtis, shown his lab in 1951.

John Curtis: The Original Restoration Ecologist

Bring up conservation in Wisconsin and you’ll often hear the name John Curtis, along with such innovators as Aldo Leopold.

A professor of botany, Curtis was a pioneer of restoration ecology before…

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