With the flip of a switch, the Arnold Arboretum and the City of Boston illuminated a new chapter in their 137-year partnership, celebrating the latest advancement of their shared vision for a more sustainable future.
An Arboretum workshop with Climate Creatives founder Susan Israel on Saturday, September 28 offers a community forum on how individuals can move in creative ways on climate change. Read more in the Harvard Gazette.
At a “switch-throwing” ceremony at the Weld Hill Research and Education Building, officials from Harvard University, the city of Boston, and the greater community celebrated the completion of the Arboretum’s newest and largest renewable energy project and the push for carbon neutrality by 2050. Read more in the Harvard Gazette.
Collaborating with biocontrol scientists at the University of Rhode Island, the Arboretum is employing new research and a Ukrainian moth to fight the invasive black swallow-wort. Read more in the Harvard Gazette.
The Arboretum and the forest-like landscape of its linden collection provided the perfect setting for the Boston Ballet to shoot a promotional spot for its season opener, ‘Giselle’ and its ghost-filled, romantic milieu of medieval Germany.
Arboretum Gardener Nima Simimi will receive a master’s degree in Middle Eastern Studies from the Harvard Extension School, culminating a 10-year journey focused on identity, culture, and scholarship. Read more in the Harvard Gazette.
The Leventritt Shrub and Vine Garden is an apt stand-in for Pemberley as Actors’ Shakespeare Project brings a contemporary adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel to the Arboretum landscape on June 23. Read more in the Harvard Gazette.
At Weld Hill, the Arboretum is constructing its third and largest solar project, with nearly 1,300 solar panels bringing renewable energy to its advanced research and teaching facility. Read more in the Harvard Gazette