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Conserving Bumble Bees

9:00am–4:30pm, August 27, 2016

Arboretum Guided Tours

every Saturday and Sunday through October

Arboretum Guided Tours

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Experience the Arboretum in a new way–take a free guided tour with a knowledgeable volunteer docent. Tour topics range from Highlights and History to Landscape for Learning and special themes on Olmsted, Arboretum collections, and more. For more information and possible cancellations due to weather, call the Visitor Center at 617 384-5209. Location: Hunnewell Building, […]

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Tree Mob™! At the Arnold Arboretum

August 28, 2016

Tree Mob™! At the Arnold Arboretum

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Jose Luis Alvarez is a nurseryman in Mexico, who for decades there has been growing trees for reforestation projects. In 1997, he created Forests for Monarchs (FFM), also known as La Cruz Habitat Protection Program (LCHPP), an innovative non-profit designed to restore monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) forest habitat in Mexico and at the same time […]

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From Seed to Tree

1:00pm, September 6, 2016

2016 Plant Giveaway

10:00am, September 17, 2016

Learn to Observe: Tree Spotters Citizen Science

12:30pm–3:00pm, September 18, 2016

Learn to Observe: Tree Spotters Citizen Science

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Presenters: Catherine Chamberlain, Suzanne Mrozak, and Danny Schissler Next Session: Sunday, September 18, 12:30pm–3:00pm Location: Weld Hill Building With nearly 4,000 different kinds of plants represented in the Arboretum’s living collections, every day presents rich opportunities to see something new. If you enjoy learning about plants and their unique characteristics, you can contribute to science […]

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