- November 10, 2016 at 1:32 pm
Hopefully the runners and walkers of the Arboretum spend some time observing and enjoying the beauty of its flora and fauna, but my guess is probably not so many people are thinking about what has been underneath their feet the whole way
- November 3, 2016 at 4:56 pm
This fall, the Arb will begin prairie restorations of two patches of land.
- October 27, 2016 at 3:52 pm
In the past several weeks, conversations have been stirring around a mysterious presence in Northfield.
- October 25, 2016 at 5:55 pm
These are a few ways that the Cowling Arboretum protects habitat from deer and manages the deer population.
- 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.