Head banging bees

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
December 15, 2015

Wild Ambition at the Arboretum

by Alvin Powell for The Harvard Gazette
December 1, 2015

Arboretum donation boxes burglarized

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
November 25, 2015

Arboretum donation boxes burglarized

donation box

Three donation boxes located on the grounds of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University were broken into and burglarized on Monday night, November 23. One or more individuals vandalized boxes near the Arboretum’s Arborway Gate, on Meadow Road, and near the Centre Street Gate. Police believe perpetrators cut the locks off the boxes using a saw […]

Continue reading


New solar panels bring renewable energy to Arboretum

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
November 16, 2015

New solar panels bring renewable energy to Arboretum

solar panels_Ned

As a leading institution for deepening understanding and appreciation of plants, horticulture, and biodiversity, the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University has been a longtime proponent of environmental sustainability. In addition to cutting edge research on climate change and its impact on plant life and ecosystems conducted at the Arboretum’s Weld Hill Research Building, the Arboretum […]

Continue reading


Boston Educators Explore All Things Birds

by Ana Maria Caballero, Nature Education Specialist
November 12, 2015

Boston Educators Explore All Things Birds

Arboretum educators bird watching

On Saturday, November 7, Boston educators spent the morning exploring birds and beaks. Longtime volunteer Bob Mayer led teachers on a walk around the Arboretum, explaining how to recognize birds by their shape, coloring, and size. He also shared tips on how to use environmental clues and bird behavior to help identify the bird species. […]

Continue reading


Giant Pumpkins

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
November 2, 2015

Climate test for forests

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
September 23, 2015