- November 18, 2014 at 3:44 pm
On a walk through the Lower Arboretum, visitors might notice some new architecture has been installed and wonder "What is this fence and why is it there?"
- November 11, 2014 at 3:52 pm
Postage Stamp prairie may be a little bigger than its namesake but not by much.
- November 4, 2014 at 3:45 pm
With the presence of autumn comes the striking beauty of trees in a vast array of colors. The trees around campus are now magnificent yellows, oranges, and reds, but why?
- October 28, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Francis J. Marschner created one of the most comprehensive and detailed maps of Minnesota vegetation by piecing together hundreds of surveys and piecing them together.
- October 21, 2014 at 3:32 pm
What exactly is a Student Naturalist? The Student Naturalists are students who work and learn in the Arboretum as a part of the Cole Student Naturalist Program.
- October 14, 2014 at 4:46 pm
We have many different species of trees on campus, including Red Ash (Green Ash), Black Walnut, and Red Pine.
- October 7, 2014 at 3:26 pm
This month 100 years ago, the last Passenger Pigeon, a bird named Martha, living in the Cincinnati Zoo, died, leaving the world with the question: how could such a numerous species disappear so quickly?
- September 30, 2014 at 4:14 pm
If you have not already been yet this school year, right now is a great time to explore the Arboretum.
- June 17, 2014 at 12:27 pm
Joyous whooping is a staple of any good river plunge, but next time try holding your hollering for a moment. Approach the bank slowly and quietly, scan the sunny spots on the bank, and you might find something truly worth screaming about: one or more of the Arb’s four species of turtles.
- June 2, 2014 at 12:46 pm
Today, the Arb can be thought of in three main units: water and wetlands, forest, and restored prairie,
but for years the Arb could predominantly be segregated into areas of different land use.
- May 26, 2014 at 9:09 am
The past few weeks the chorus has been growing; voices
swelling and filling the evening air near ponds, drainage ditches, rivers, and creeks.
The Very Hungry Salamander, or Give Thanks and Eat Carbonara, or Dear Tiger Salamanders We Really Love You How Many Ways Can We Say ItApril 30, 2014 at 10:49 am