- October 13, 2016 at 1:29 pm
Insects and spiders don’t have sweaters to wear or fat to keep them through winter. How do our exo-skeletoned multi-eyed friends make it through?
- October 6, 2016 at 2:13 pm
At first it seems strange that these fields can even be found in the Arboretum, but the Arb has a history of being used as farmland.
- September 29, 2016 at 4:31 pm
Over the past week, southern Minnesota has received up to 13 inches of rain, resulting in mild to severe flooding, and many a bewildered student and Arb critter wondering just where is this water going to go?
- September 27, 2016 at 1:05 pm
The Arb looked pretty different circa 1800.
- 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?