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  • COVID-19 Response: Keeping our Community Healthy
    Written by Urban Ecology Center
    Friday, 13 March 2020

    March 25 Update:

    Hello UEC community,

    To continue our effort to heed the advice of scientific experts and slow the spread of COVID-19, we will keep our branches closed to the public until at least May 15th. Keeping our community as healthy and safe as possible remains our top priority.

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  • Mourning Cloaks and Butlers, the Silent Heralds of Spring
    Written by Maggie Steinhauer
    Wednesday, 25 March 2020
    Mourning Cloaks and Butlers, the Silent Heralds of Spring

    Met with the blaring calls of the Red-winged Blackbirds and joyful chatter of Robins when stepping outside, you know it’s springtime in Wisconsin. These sounds create a feeling of warmth and excitement for the summer months that are just around the corner, and are a sure sign of the changing seasons. There are, though, harbingers of spring that aren’t so vociferous. In fact, two species in particular are rather silent in their seasonal debut, but just as telling. The Mourning Cloak butterfly and the Butler’s Gartersnake are two species that rise from their winter hibernation rather than migrating back into Wisconsin.

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  • Take a Virtual Nature Walk with Chad!
    Written by Chad Thomack
    Wednesday, 25 March 2020
    Take a Virtual Nature Walk with Chad!

    We're encouraging our staff to share the natural discoveries they've found on their walks. Come along on a "virtual nature walk" with our Environmental Educator Chad Thomack, and hear stories about his recent discoveries in nature!

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