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Pope Farm Conservancy: Where Agriculture and Ecological Restoration Work Together for Sustainable Land Use

Pope Farm Conservancy is owned by the Town of Middleton, Wisconsin, near Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin.  It is a working farm and ecological restoration project on the eastern edge of the Driftless Area (un-glaciated portion) of southwestern Wisconsin.  In … Continue reading

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Pope Farm Conservancy Weathers Severe Spring Storms

Eighty-year old Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Spillway Handles 5″ of rain in 3 hours on June 16 Sections of highway and stormwater infrastructure in parts of  northern and southern Wisconsin crumbled under the force of this spring’s storms.  In addition to … Continue reading

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Why Did They Cut All The Trees in the Arboretum?

  Week 1 Summary, Secret Pond Storm Water Project  The project was to kick-off on Monday June 20 with an afternoon pre-construction meeting on site.  Arboretum staff say they were not notified of the meeting and thus were not present. The … Continue reading

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