- March 10, 2015 at 12:42 pm
The first day of spring is almost here!
- March 3, 2015 at 12:48 pm
A Creature Mystery in the Arboretum
- February 24, 2015 at 12:40 pm
Most mammals of the Arb remain active above ground all year long and are possible to see while taking a winter walk, so keep your eyes peeled!
- February 17, 2015 at 12:41 pm
While finding tracks in the snow may not be hard, it can be tricky to identify different species simply by their footprints. Here is a quick guide on how to identify fox tracks left in the snow.
- February 10, 2015 at 1:15 pm
Warm winter weather coaxes out Arboretum Opossum.
- February 3, 2015 at 12:53 pm
The critters that normally frequent the Carleton Arboretum might not be so visible on winter walks, but that doesn’t mean that many of them aren’t still around.
- January 27, 2015 at 12:47 pm
The boulders that are scattered across the Arb now stand proudly above the dormant prairie grasses ready to tell their story.
- January 20, 2015 at 12:49 pm
The bald eagle was listed as threatened on the state's first endangered species list in 1984.
- 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.