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Everyday Nature Tasks: Outdoor fun and learning

by Jamaica Plain News
April 2, 2020

Was Darwin first? Kind of depends

by Al Powell for the Harvard Gazette
March 6, 2020

Going where the diversity is

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
February 12, 2020

Expanding opportunities for learning outside in Boston

by Ana Maria Caballero, Nature Education Specialist
January 28, 2020

Expanding opportunities for learning outside in Boston

self-guided pond exploration

There’s a whole world out there, right outside your window. You’d be a fool to miss it. – Charlotte Eriksson As a public garden and educational institution, the Arnold Arboretum is committed to helping children and youth get outside and explore the natural world through many programs. The Arboretum also offers opportunities and free resources […]

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When the Trees Become the Teacher

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
January 15, 2020

When the Trees Become the Teacher

Ana Maria Caballero, Nature Education Specialist at the Arnold Arboretum, holds needles from an eastern white pine in the Central Woods of the Arnold Arboretum for Boston Day and Evening Academy student Andres Lerner to smell during observational fieldwork for a special outdoor biology class held there in December. Image by Jeffrey Blackwell/Harvard University.

As David Mays walked through the snow-covered Central Woods at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University last month with one thing on his mind: saving the planet and the species that live on it. As he passed red oaks and eastern white pines, smelling the needles and touching the bark from around the temperate world, […]

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Passion for Knowledge festival

by Adeline Marcos
January 7, 2020

In defense of winter

by Rose Lincoln for the Harvard Gazette
December 19, 2019

Little Women Day Scavenger Hunt reveals history

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
December 16, 2019

Hopkins receives grant to study how plants choose mates

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
December 13, 2019

Hopkins receives grant to study how plants choose mates

Robin Hopkins

This spring, the greenhouses in the Weld Hill Research Building at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University will be overflowing with phlox, fragrant flowers bursting with hues of violet, pink, red, and magenta. But it’s not their floral beauty or aroma that captivates Robin Hopkins, assistant professor of organismic and evolutionary biology at Harvard. Hopkins, […]

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The turkeys of Harvard

by Colleen Walsh for the Harvard Gazette
November 27, 2019

Chinese botanists hit trail with Arboretum

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
November 20, 2019

Chinese botanists hit trail with Arboretum

Holcomb Creek Falls in Chattahoochee National Forest in Rabun County, Georgia.

In a historic collaboration, The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University welcomed Chinese botanists from the North America-China Plant Exploration Consortium (NACPEC) on a joint expedition to the Appalachian Mountains to collect seed from North American plants to grow in scientific plant collections in China. Harvard Gazette»

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The marvelous maples

by Jacob Grossman, Putnam Fellow
November 17, 2019