Monthly Archives: May 2013

5th World Conference on Ecological Restoration Coming to Madison

Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) Returning to its Roots Conference to Mark 25th Anniversary of the SER’s Founding in Madison Scheduled for October 6 through 11, 2013, this 5th World Conference, with the theme of “Reflections on the Past, Directions … Continue reading

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The Mustard Grove

It may sound like a new upscale restaurant or the name of the latest “new urbanism” housing complex in Madison. But it’s none of these, although it is of relatively new origin and is an unusual entity. The Mustard Grove … Continue reading

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Greater Celandine–Watch for this Pest Plant

This plant is recognized by its yellow, four-parted flowers arranged in a small umbel-like cluster.  It blooms from May to August.  It likes disturbed areas, moderate soil moisture, and dabbled shade.  Celandine poppy is often found growing in association with … Continue reading

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Planting at Glenway Prairie Sites Scheduled for Ma y 18

Sandy Stark, DMNA Bike Path Chair, sends a friendly reminder that the 3rd Saturday work party is coming up soon (May 18).   Sandy will pick up two packed flats of sun and shade plants that morning and deliver them … Continue reading

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