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

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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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Spectacular spruce cones in spring

by William (Ned) Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum
May 17, 2020

Conservation instruction manual for gardens

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
May 15, 2020

The Lilacs of the Arnold Arboretum: A Season of Bloom

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
May 10, 2020

Most people hate weeds. This botanist loves them.

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
May 8, 2020

Most people hate weeds. This botanist loves them.

Peter-Del-Tredici-WBUR

Peter Del Tredici is a world expert on ginkgo, but what interests him most these days are weeds, or what he calls “spontaneous urban vegetation.” Learn more about his work in this field, including thoughts about his book on the topic Wild Urban Plants of the Northeast, in a segment on WBUR’s Earthwhile with Barbara Moran.

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Five printmakers find inspiration at the Arboretum

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

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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