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  • A bobolink, one of the native species that has returned to the Arboretum.

    ArbNotes

    Weeks have passed since the beginning of fall term, and the average Carl has long since settled into their fall routine.  The Arboretum, on the other hand, is a vision of constant change. 

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    Food for Thought

    This year, in addition to ArbNotes and GreenSpace, Bon Appétit will be contributing an occasional column on health and sustainability within our dining halls.

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    GreenSpace: Carleton Student Farm

    Student farmers Ellie Youngblood ’14 and Tori Ostenso ’15 started off this year’s growing season in the spring with some seedling trays, the cold frames and hoop house – and many, many seeds.

  • henslow's sparrow

    ArbNotes

    Though restoring habitat is a long-term project requiring many decades of hard work, there are already good indications that some of the Arb’s restorations are beginning to take shape.

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    News Briefs

    Acclaimed Author, Filmmaker, and Science Advocate to Speak, and D4D training to be held at Carleton this Saturday

  • Officer Holicky and Officer Bushey, Security Services

    Security Blotter

    Wednesday, Sept. 19
    11:00 pm  A drive-by egging was reported near Davis Hall. One egg. It’s a tough economy.

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    ArbNotes

    When I first came to Carleton, I was really excited about the Arb because it was so much bigger and closer than nature preserves that I had visited in Chicago. I went out in the Arb to look for birds at least once a week, and often more.

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    GreenSpace

    The 2011-12 school year has been a great year for Carleton sustainability.  In addition to continuing past initiatives, new major projects were implemented and we even gained recognition for our efforts.  Here’s a brief recap of the major events this year.

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    GreenSpace

    Introducing the new Sustainability website! Sustainability at Carleton is proud to present our new website, located at apps.carleton.edu/sustainability.

  • Arb

    ArbNotes

    On a bright and surprisingly warm Saturday morning, 19 intrepid adventurers gathered at the Arb Office at 6am to partake in the decade-long tradition of the Annual Arboretum Bird Count.

  • At this year's Spring Concert, there was no shortage of muddy feet and muddy faces.

    Spring Concert Schedule

    The line up.

  • Officer Holicky and Officer Bushey, Security Services

    Security Blotter

    10:50 pm Security saved a fish from certain death when it jumped from the aquarium located in Hulings Hall. The flopping fish was placed back into the aquarium.