Arboretum News

Arb Links, vol. 38

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.

The Farm at the Arb covered in a blanket of snow in January 2021. The Farm at the Arb is the new trailhead for the Arboretum’s cross-country ski trails. Photo by Jason Boudreau-Landis.

Read about the Arboretum in the news:

Refresh and reset at winter’s best kept secret. (University of Minnesota News, Jan. 28)

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum offers free admission to teachers (in March). (Bring Me the News, Jan. 30)

Arb offers free tickets to teachers in March. (Southwest News Media, Feb. 2)

Learn more about snowflake shapes and how to study snowflakes on our Kids Activity blog post. Photo taken in 2016 by Mark Paulson.

Catch up on the Arboretum blog and other media:

Growing with John Thull (Feb. 3)

10 Things to do in February 2021 (Jan. 29)

A ‘Gift’ to the Arb (Feb. 2)

A Community of Trees (Jan. 27)

-Kids Activities: Snow Shapes (Feb. 4) and Winter Building Challenge (Jan. 28)

-Minnesota Master Naturalists: Winter Wondering (Feb. 1) and Don’t Look Both Ways: Exploring in Three Dimensions (Jan. 25)

January 2021. Photo by Jason Boudreau-Landis.

Stories of interest from our University partners:

Reviving a Species: The Piping Plover (Bell Museum blog, Feb. 4)

Busting rust, boosting food security with resistance gene cassettes in wheat. (University News, Jan. 6)

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