- 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.
- October 21, 2014 at 3:32 pm
What exactly is a Student Naturalist? The Student Naturalists are students who work and learn in the Arboretum as a part of the Cole Student Naturalist Program.
- October 14, 2014 at 4:46 pm
We have many different species of trees on campus, including Red Ash (Green Ash), Black Walnut, and Red Pine.
- October 7, 2014 at 3:26 pm
This month 100 years ago, the last Passenger Pigeon, a bird named Martha, living in the Cincinnati Zoo, died, leaving the world with the question: how could such a numerous species disappear so quickly?
- September 30, 2014 at 4:14 pm
If you have not already been yet this school year, right now is a great time to explore the Arboretum.
- June 17, 2014 at 12:27 pm
Joyous whooping is a staple of any good river plunge, but next time try holding your hollering for a moment. Approach the bank slowly and quietly, scan the sunny spots on the bank, and you might find something truly worth screaming about: one or more of the Arb’s four species of turtles.
- June 2, 2014 at 12:46 pm
Today, the Arb can be thought of in three main units: water and wetlands, forest, and restored prairie,
but for years the Arb could predominantly be segregated into areas of different land use.
- May 26, 2014 at 9:09 am
The past few weeks the chorus has been growing; voices
swelling and filling the evening air near ponds, drainage ditches, rivers, and creeks.
- April 30, 2014 at 9:30 am
With the coming of spring, a blanket of growth is swiftly covering the Arboretum.
- April 27, 2014 at 10:31 am
What do the unicorn and the American White Pelican have in common? Extreme majesty is not the answer.