Spring comes to the maples

by Jacob Grossman, Putnam Research Fellow
May 7, 2020

Jake Grossman accepts faculty position

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
May 4, 2020

Jake Grossman accepts faculty position

Jake Grossman collects maple samples

Starting Fall semester, Jake Grossman, Arnold Arboretum Putnam Fellow, will be a Visiting Assistant Professor of Ecology at Swarthmore College. He will teach a general ecology course, team-teach introductory biology, and mentor student researchers. Swarthmore is home to the Scott Arboretum, which has over 3,200 accessioned trees and shrubs. Congratulations Jake!

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Lilac Sunday Canceled for 2020

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
April 30, 2020

Lilac Sunday Canceled for 2020

Postcard of Lilac Collection from the Arnold Arboretum

Annual spring event will not be held to promote safe social distancing on Mother’s Day   In keeping with CDC and Harvard COVID-19 guidelines for large gatherings, the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is canceling Lilac Sunday 2020. All formal activities such as tours, family crafts and science, and performances scheduled for Sunday, May 10 […]

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“Gathering Historias” reveals deep-rooted connections to nature and community

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
April 28, 2020

“Gathering Historias” revela conexiones profundas con la naturaleza y la comunidad

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
April 28, 2020

“Gathering Historias” revela conexiones profundas con la naturaleza y la comunidad

Gathering Historias - Alejita Alvaracin by Steven Fisher

Deborah Blackwell, Comunicaciones del Arnold Arboretum [Read story in English] Steven Salido Fisher está realizando un trabajo venerable simplemente al escuchar las historias que las personas comparten desde sus corazones. El estudiante de la Escuela de Teología de Harvard (HDS, por sus siglas en inglés) está trabajando en una misión para darle una voz elevada […]

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How to save summer 2020

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

Why the Arboretum remains open

by John Laidler, Gazette Correspondent
April 23, 2020

How plants adapt to climate change

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
April 21, 2020

How plants adapt to climate change

Al Kovaleski clips one-year-old growth from a red maple tree

Researchers at Arboretum studying maple trees and ‘cold hardiness’ Q&A with Arboretum scientists Jake Grossman and Al Kovaleski on climate change and what it means for maple trees By Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist   This year’s dramatically fluctuating temperature cycles from seasonably cold days to atypically warm stretches and back again has affected […]

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Keep parks open. The benefits of fresh air outweigh the risks of infection.

by William (Ned) Friedman, Joseph G. Allen, and Marc Lipsitch
April 13, 2020

Everyday Nature Tasks: Outdoor fun and learning

by Jamaica Plain News
April 2, 2020