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
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April 25, 2019
April 24, 2019
Earth Day week offers us the opportunity to reflect on the importance of trees, not only to our environment, but also to our lives and our stories. Read more in the Boston Globe.
April 18, 2019
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»
April 18, 2019
In sessions offered in the Arboretum landscape, guide Tam Willey helps participants connect with nature through the Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku, or forest bathing.
April 16, 2019
Each spring the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University offers a research fellowship and a number of awards to support independent research projects submitted by students, post-doctoral researchers, and biological and horticultural science professionals. Stemming from the Arboretum’s mission to support and facilitate scientific inquiry and knowledge sharing about the plant kingdom, these opportunities enable researchers […]
April 15, 2019
Plants fuel Earth’s biodiversity, connecting humans to all parts of the biological world around them. Giving scientists and non-scientists access to accurate knowledge about the evolutionary forces that generate species is the motivating force behind the work of Robin Hopkins, Assistant Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard and Faculty Fellow at the Arnold […]
April 4, 2019
April 1, 2019
Franchesco Molina in the Hopkins Lab passed his PhD defense on adaptation in Arabidopsis arenosa. Congratulations Dr. Molina!
March 29, 2019
By Andrew Gapinski, Head of Horticulture, and Brendan Keegan, Arboretum Gardener I At the Arnold Arboretum, we continuously strive to increase the health of our plant collections, improve the aesthetics of our landscape, and support and enhance ecosystem health across our 281 acres of urban greenspace. We do this by thinking critically about landscape […]
March 25, 2019
Chris Morgan’s “Transitions: Winter into Spring,” on display through May 5, uses large-scale digital photography to explore the change of seasons at the Arboretum. Read more in the Harvard Gazette.
March 21, 2019
March 25 Director’s Lecture Series speaker Richard Powers discusses how writing his latest novel affected his view of humans and nature. Read more in the Harvard Gazette.
March 6, 2019
As part of Women’s History month, the Arnold Arboretum, the Trustees of Reservations, and the Wakefield Charitable Trust celebrate women who transformed New England horticulture over the past century. Harvard Gazette»