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Susan Day

The Arboretum’s distinctive visual look comes from one of its early enthusiasts, Albert Gallistel. Artists working there today, like metal artist and sculptor Michael Burns, look to Gallistel for inspiration. more

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Michael Popke

In the middle of a major city are 1,200 acres of natural living history, including effigy mounds, tallgrass prairies, savannas, wetlands and several forest types. One Dane County resident had never visited. more

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Jeff Miller-UW Madison

Fox and coyote coexist peacefully at the Arboretum, according to researchers from the UW-Madison Urban Canid Project. It’s a rare phenomenon. more

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Judith Davidoff

Chuck Henrikson is an avid birder. He’s also a citizen scientist, recording all of the birds he sees and hears to an international database. It’s one of the many ways citizen science happens at the UW Arboretum. more

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Jeff Miller-UW Madison

The Arboretum isn’t just a natural treasure in the middle of our city. It’s also the “drain” for some 500 million gallons of the city’s stormwater each year. more

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Linda Falkenstein

The bookstore at the UW Arboretum will set you up with hyperlocal guidebooks and classics of U.S. environmental literature. You might also leave with a set of scat identification cards. more

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Carolyn Fath

Put your knowledge of Madison's beautiful outdoor laboratory to the test with our pop quiz. more

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Jeff Miller-UW Madison

Once a farm, almost a subdivision, the UW Arboretum has never been static. more

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Jeff Miller-UW Madison

Everybody knows that the UW Arboretum is a great place to recreate and enjoy nature. But it’s also a living laboratory where scientists are constantly observing the environment and conducting cutting-edge experiments. more

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