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Keep up to date with the EDL, our partners, and current events

EDL News

  • Natural Outdoor Classrooms: A National Survey

    In 2019, Samuel Dennis Jr, Christine Kiewra, and Alexandra Wells finalized their findings from the National Natural Outdoor Classroom Study. The survey began as a collaboration of the Dimensions Educational Research Foundation, with its Nature …

  • Celebrating 10 years of the Environmental Design Lab

    The EDL is in constant motion, and we’re always excited for our next step! However, we figured that it was time to celebrate a decade of the EDL, and this time through a bit of …

  • Staying green while going outside – and why it’s more important than you might think

    Edgar Spalding, a professor of botany at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has ditched his car for his birdwatching and bug-spotting hobby. On his adventures, Spalding can be spotted on foot or by bike with a …

  • Wisconsin Without Borders Award

    In 2020, the Environmental Design Lab and its partners won a Wisconsin Without Borders Award for their international school garden work. Wisconsin Without Borders is a UW-Madison alliance and award program that recognizes globally engaged interdisciplinary …