Tag Aldo Leopold

UW Arboretum added to National Register of Historic Places

April 12, 2019

The Arboretum is recognized because of its restored habitats, landscape architecture, education and research, architectural elements, and its hosting of a Civilian Conservation Corps camp in the 1930s.

UW Arboretum celebrates 50 years of winter lectures, fellowship

February 23, 2018

The educational talks for naturalists began as an effort to help extend the Arboretum’s guiding credo — Aldo Leopold’s land ethic — beyond the Arboretum grounds.

Oak savanna restoration ties UW Arboretum to Madison neighborhood

August 10, 2017

“Community members who have been part of the Wingra Oak Savanna project really get a sense that they are a part of this bigger community that includes not just people, but the land, the soil, the water, the plants, and the animals.”

Aldo Leopold series involves community in environmental discussions

December 20, 2016

UW-Madison will honor pioneering conservationist Aldo Leopold’s legacy and connect it to our time with a wide-ranging series of seminars, lectures, and workshops.