Arboretum News

Arb Links, vol. 36

Catch up on Arboretum news.

COVID-19 Update: All members and visitors need to make a reservation in advance of their visit to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Find updates and information here.

Frosty trees along the Arboretum’s cross-country ski trails on Jan. 2. The trails are currently in poor condition due to lack of snow. Find trail updates at arb.umn.edu/winter. Photo by Wendy Composto.

Read about the Arboretum in the news:

Homebound Minnesotans stay grounded with houseplants. (Star Tribune, Dec. 31, 2020)

What’s the best gift you’ve received? Community weighs in – includes response from Arboretum director Peter Moe. (Southwest News Media, Dec. 24, 2020)

A photo of the Japanese garden highlighted on our Instagram account on May 29. Find more photos on our 2020 in Review: Arb Instagram. Photo by Nick Kreevich.

Catch up on the Arboretum blog and other media:

Growing with Ricky Garza. (Jan. 6)

10 Things to do at the Arb in January 2021. (Jan. 1)

2020 in Review: Arb Instagram. (Dec. 30)

-Kids Activities: Sensory Bin Pasta (Jan. 7), Misteltoes (Dec. 31) and Food for Reindeer and Friends. (Dec. 24)

-Nature Notes from Minnesota Master Naturalists: Fresh New Year (Jan. 4) and Sam, Sasha and Sergio Snow. (Dec. 28)

Stories of interest from our University partners:

Documenting the World’s Plant Diversity. (Bell Museum Blog, Jan. 6)

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