- May 19, 2016 at 2:45 pm
May 14th we conducted the annual Arb bird count.
- May 17, 2016 at 1:50 pm
One of the native grasslands to southern Minnesota that we don’t yet see in the Arboretum is the wet prairie.
- May 10, 2016 at 12:43 pm
Several of the native prairie grasses found in the arb can grow to be over 6 feet in height.
- April 28, 2016 at 3:37 pm
As you walk around campus this week, you may notice some short white tubes on posts in various places.
- April 21, 2016 at 3:03 pm
Test your knowledge of the Arboretum and spring in the Arb using this fun crossword puzzle! Open the PDF shown at the side of the page. Answers are there too but no cheating!!
- April 14, 2016 at 1:19 pm
As the snow recedes from the Arb and the trails open up again, a lot of animal signs that have been hidden all winter can finally be seen again.
- April 7, 2016 at 3:32 pm
Frogs are calling! The sun is shining! Signs of spring abound in the Arboretum!
- March 8, 2016 at 1:07 pm
When you run across one quaking aspen you are likely to run across a whole stand of them. Why?
- March 1, 2016 at 1:03 pm
What exactly is an owl pellet?
- February 23, 2016 at 1:28 pm
Worrisome population news about our Minnesotan moose, but cheering population news about Trumpeter Swans and Pheasants!
- February 11, 2016 at 1:23 pm
A well known, but often suppressed fact of life is that everybody poops. Yes you, and even I must heed the call of nature, but we sometimes forget about our furry friends in the arboretum who also heed this call!
- February 2, 2016 at 2:07 pm
As adaptation to protect against predators, select animals' coats whiten to camouflage with their snowy habitat.