Monthly Archives: June 2013

Reed Canary Grass Season

Reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea) is an aggressive introduced grass that is often a management concern in wetlands across southern Wisconsin.  Recently it has demonstrated a tolerance for dry, upland soils and is often found growing in waste places, roadside … Continue reading

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Update on Alum Application to Arboretum’s Marion Dunn Pond

As you recall this blog has reported on the proposal from City of Madison Engineering Division to add aluminum sulfate (alum) to the Arboretum’s Marion Dunn storm water pond on Monroe Street.   Now, we have learned that the City has … Continue reading

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