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Rachel Cheung February 21, 2016

New and worrisome numbers are in this month for the Minnesota moose population. Over the past five years, moose populations have been suffering, down to approximately 4,020 from 8,840 in 2006. While...

White After Labor Day

Rachel Cheung January 30, 2016

As wintry white snow replaces the Arboretum’s autumnal hues, many of its residents follow suit. As an adaptation to protect against predators, select animals’ coats whiten to camouflage with their...

Thanks to humans, bats face extinction

Rachel Cheung May 9, 2015

Bats are one of the most diverse groups of mammals, with over 1,300 distinct species. They are often thought to be keystone species, as pollinators, seed dispersers, and pest control for insects, eating...

Arb Notes

Rachel Cheung October 24, 2014

The Mystery of the Marschner Map The Carleton College Arboretum, located on the border of two distinct prairie and forest habitats, works to accomplish many conservation efforts, such as ecological restoration....

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