- April 22, 2013 at 1:54 pm
The Cowling Arboretum is a place that stirs up curiosity in all kinds of people.
- April 8, 2013 at 2:02 pm
Carleton students often cite the Arboretum as a brilliant safety valve for their mental health. When we find ourselves grinding our teeth on 2nd libe to the rhythm of the boy eating chips loudly behind us, spending some time in the woods is a perfect alternative to both relax and recharge.
- February 5, 2013 at 2:55 pm
Learn more about the Minnesota Master Naturalist Volunteer Training
- January 7, 2013 at 5:10 pm
Arb Temporary Trail Closures
- November 29, 2012 at 4:25 pm
Read about our restoration project funded through a grant from the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund.
- September 28, 2012 at 2:34 pm
New trees in the Arb!
- August 17, 2012 at 4:37 pm
Changes to the trail system in the Upper Arboretum as of August 17, 2012.
- June 14, 2012 at 4:58 pm
New Publication: Common Trees of the Carleton College Cowling Arboretum
- January 26, 2012 at 4:10 pm
Last Friday, Diane Angell, Assistant Professor of biology at St. Olaf, stopped by the Arb office to give a talk about some little things that have been on her mind lately—furry little things.
- January 12, 2012 at 3:40 pm
Along with the regular prairie planting that happened in the Arb this fall, a new research project, overlaid on one of the plantings was also initiated. This project is designed to investigate the impact of inoculating our restoration plantings with soil from original, never plowed, prairie remnants.
- January 11, 2012 at 4:58 pm
When Fall descends on the Arb, it means it’s time for one of the most important activities that happens all year: prairie planting.
- May 16, 2011 at 6:13 pm
Wild Parsnip, Pastinaca sativa, is an invasive, non-native plant growing abundantly in portions of the Arboretum and in some of the un-mowed areas on campus such as around Lyman Lakes. While Arboretum and Grounds staff are working to control this plant, it is important that Arb users be aware of possible health risks.