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(Photo by Bryce Richter / UW-Madison)

(Photo by Bryce Richter / UW-Madison)

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Arboretum Drive reopening to motor vehicle traffic July 31

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is reopening Arboretum Drive from the Wingra Drive entrance to the UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center to motor vehicle traffic starting July 31.

In May, this stretch…

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As Summer Takes Hold, So Do the Jumping Worms

“At the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum, study of the worms began after they were discovered on the grounds in 2013. ‘They may have a cascading, behind-the-scenes impact that might not…

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The Arboretum: A Living Exhibit of Wisconsin

The UW–Madison Arboretum is an important resource for both the city of Madison and the University. Larry Meiller talks with the director about what goes on in its 1,200 acres.


Photo of Brad Herrick by Steve Apps, Wisconsin State Journal

Protecting the prairie: UW Arboretum begins final phase of decade-long stormwater management

Work has begun on the final phase of a $6.8 million effort to protect the UW Arboretum from urban runoff, which has washed out trails, eroded the land and helped…