ARBORETUM NEWS (PRESS RELEASES)

Storm water treatment will strip phosphorus from Arboretum pond

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 2013

The UW Arboretum’s Marion Dunn Pond will soon be home to a pilot project aimed at snatching the phosphorus and sediment from storm water before it surges into the wetlands around Lake Wingra.
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Located between Lake Wingra and the West Beltline Highway at 1207 Seminole Highway, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum features the restored prairies, forests and wetlands of pre-settlement Wisconsin. This 1,260-acre arboretum also houses flowering trees, shrubs and a world-famous lilac collection. Educational tours for groups and the general public, science and nature-based classes for all ages and abilities, and a wide variety of volunteer opportunities for groups, families and individuals are available.