- 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.
- January 26, 2016 at 1:11 pm
An animal we see a lot of here at Carleton is the Gray Squirrel.
- January 14, 2016 at 1:44 pm
Winter is a particularly interesting time to watch and listen for owls in the Arboretum.
- November 13, 2015 at 12:41 pm
These visitors to your house are not the same as ladybugs. Where did they come from?
- November 6, 2015 at 9:22 am
Bee populations are in decline. What can we do?
- October 30, 2015 at 6:06 pm
Oak leaves this year have been visited by parasitic insects that cause the growth of some very interesting puffballs.