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The Arboretum : [the outdoor laboratory after its first fifty years]

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The Arboretum : [the outdoor laboratory after its first fifty years]
Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum, 1981
36 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 28 cm

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Contents

The Arboretum: University of Wisconsin-Madison, p. 1

The outdoor laboratory after its first fifty years, p. 2

Dedication, p. 3

[Frontispiece], p. 4

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum, p. 5

Out of the Dust Bowl years--an idea for a different kind of arboretum, pp. 6-7

The history: from derelict farm to arboretum, pp. 8-10

The prairies: ecologically and historically, the centerpiece, pp. 11-15

Noe Woods: In the middle of a 300-year experiment, pp. 16-19

Wingra & Gallistel Woods: forests in transition, pp. 20-21

Conifer forests: a management challenge and a hint of the northwoods, pp. 22-23

Wetlands: fragile communities between land and water, pp. 24-25

Lake Wingra: the marsh lake transformed, pp. 26-27

Horticultural areas: gardens of trees and shrubs, pp. 28-29

The outdoor laboratory: pioneering the science and art of making nature whole, pp. 30-31

Public services, pp. 32-33

An Arboretum almanac, pp. 34-35

[Colophon], p. 36

[Cover]


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