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.
In experiments conducted at the Arboretum, Elizabeth Wolkovich and colleagues showed that plant genetics can help provide more accurate predictions of when plants will break bud in spring as climate change progresses. Read more on phys.org.
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The Arboretum’s plant imagery project Treeversity is just one example of botanical institutions working to counter the growing human tendency to underappreciate the flora around us, or “plant blindness,” a problem that can have disastrous consequences for both our environment and our health.
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
In Global Change Biology, Cat Chamberlain, Elizabeth Wolkovich, and colleagues reviewed studies and metrics for measuring false spring and freeze damage risk, and suggest an integrated approach for modeling future outcomes. Abstract»