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100 Birds

100 Birds

I started 2017 with a goal: to see 100 species of birds at the Arboretum in a single year. On Friday, December 15th I finally achieved my goal. I’ve seen everything from American Kestrels to Yellow Warblers. However, some birds stand out as favorites. Here’s my top 10 list of the 100 birds of 2017.

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After Hurricane Harvey

After Hurricane Harvey

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, we have been truly inspired by you, our community, as you stepped up to the plate to help those in need.

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Easter Eggstravaganza

Easter Eggstravaganza

Spring is the busiest hatching season for our resident animals, and we’re seeing lots of nests, eggs, and hatchlings right now.

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April Foolin

April Foolin

Can you see through the trickery, deception, and general foolery of these Arboretum critters?

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A Note from the Conservation Director

A Note from the Conservation Director

After many years of preparing for the ecological restoration of the Arboretum and the expansion of public amenities, Master Plan implementation is about to begin.

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Spring is for the Birds

Spring is for the Birds

Spring is a special time for birds, and based on what we saw during the March Second Saturday Bird Walk, spring has definitely sprung at the Arboretum.

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The Superb(owl)

The Superb(owl)

For most humans, winter’s arrival means holiday cheer, hot drinks, and warm coats. It’s easy to forget that winter is one of the toughest times for animals because of the cold and lack of food.

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Welcoming Winter

Welcoming Winter

For most humans, winter’s arrival means holiday cheer, hot drinks, and warm coats. It’s easy to forget that winter is one of the toughest times for animals because of the cold and lack of food.

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Things that go bump in the Arboretum

Things that go bump in the Arboretum

October is a celebration of all things spooky, scary, and otherwise creepy. It’s a great time to look for some of our more frightening Arboretum residents. Try to find them all… if you dare!

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Fun with Fermentation

Fun with Fermentation

Humans have known about fermentation for thousands of years but we aren’t the only tipsy ones in the animal kingdom.

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