Secret scents

by Jonathan Damery, Editor of Arnoldia
June 27, 2020

Cycling improvements at the Arboretum

by Brendan Keegan, Gardener
June 9, 2020

Black-capped chickadees, from egg to airborne

by Brendan Keegan, Gardener
June 8, 2020

Black-capped chickadees, from egg to airborne

Nestlings at two weeks plus

Black-capped chickadees are a beloved fixture at the Arboretum, one of our common year-round residents and the state bird of Massachusetts. Visitors can easily observe them flitting through the branches, often in small groups during fall and winter and in pairs during spring and summer. In Boston, black-capped chickadees begin searching for nest cavities around […]

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Name the shades

by Jonathan Damery, Editor of Arnoldia
May 29, 2020

Diana Oh’s CLAIRVOYANCE: Tree Planting Installation at the Arboretum

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
May 27, 2020

Welcome back, bonsai!

by Adi Shafir, Public Programs Assistant
May 20, 2020

One out of eight plants at the Arboretum threatened with extinction

by Kathryn Richardson, Curatorial Assistant
May 18, 2020

One out of eight plants at the Arboretum threatened with extinction

Ginkgo biloba 466-2002-F

May 18 is celebrated around the world as Plant Conservation Day. Because botanists estimate that one in five plants are threatened with extinction globally, botanical gardens and arboreta play a critical role in preserving and sharing the germplasm of plants collected in the wild. Plant conservation is important at the Arboretum, where we collect, cultivate, […]

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Five printmakers find inspiration at the Arboretum

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
May 8, 2020

Remembering Lilacs

by Jonathan Damery, Editor of Arnoldia
May 1, 2020

Life in the Landscape: Great Horned Owls

by Brendan Keegan, Gardener
April 30, 2020