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An expedition at the Arboretum

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
June 30, 2020

Explore the Arboretum with Expeditions

by Amy Heuer, Visitor Engagement Fellow
June 20, 2020

Explore the Arboretum with Expeditions

Amy Heuer and metasequoia

New mobile application debuts for summer exploration by Amy Heuer, Visitor Engagement Fellow   Visitors to the Arboretum will discover a whole new way to interact with the Arnold Arboretum and its renowned collection of plants—Expeditions, a mobile application, debuts just in time for summer exploration. In 2014, the Arboretum debuted Other Order, a mobile […]

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Hybrid tulip tree prevails!

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
June 15, 2020

A living treasure in Boston

by Nell Porter Brown for the Harvard Gazette
June 14, 2020

Remembering Richard Weaver

by Lisa Pearson, Head of Library and Archives
June 11, 2020

Preparing for a drier future

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
June 1, 2020

Preparing for a drier future

Jed and Emma install automated system in the Explorers Garden

Major donor-funded initiative to safeguard collections from prolonged drought by Jon Hetman, Associate Director of External Relations and Communications   What does it take to grow and sustain Harvard’s tree museum for research, horticulture, and education in the twenty-first century? Since becoming director in 2011, William (Ned) Friedman has become increasingly concerned with this question, […]

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Sharing our collections through Google Arts and Culture

by Lisa Pearson, Head of Library and Archives
June 1, 2020

Sharing our collections through Google Arts and Culture

Growing a Museum Specimen on Google Arts and Culture

The stories of our plants have a new and expansive conduit for transmission around the globe. The Arnold Arboretum has partnered with Google Arts and Culture (GA&C), an immersive online learning platform that highlights over 2000 museum collections worldwide and offers access to more than 100,000 museum objects and views of eminent locations across Earth. […]

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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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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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