Blooming Bucky statue unveiled on Henry Mall

Blooming Bucky, a 6-foot-tall Bucky Badger statue covered with green foliage and colorful blossoms, was unveiled on Henry Mall on Monday, May 7 as part of the Bucky on Parade public art event. Designed by artists Paula Hare & Diane Heatley, Blooming Bucky was inspired by native Wisconsin prairies and wildflowers. This Bucky statue is one of 85 that will be featured around Madison and Dane County until September 12. A map of all statue locations and details on each statue can be found at