A NACPEC expedition in North America: Part 6

by Jared Rubinstein, Living Collections Fellow
October 15, 2019

A NACPEC expedition in North America: Part 6

Staff from the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University and colleagues from the North America-China Plant Exploration Consortium are embarking this fall on a plant collecting trip in the Appalachian Mountains region, the conservation partnership’s first expedition in North America in its 30-year history. Our intrepid explorers—Head of Horticulture Andrew Gapinski, Propagator Sean Halloran, and Living […]

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Yes, there are a lot of acorns on the ground this season. Here’s why.

by Steve Annear for the Boston Globe
October 4, 2019

Boosting Life Science Education for Public Schools

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
September 27, 2019

Boosting Life Science Education for Public Schools

School Programs Dig Deeper

In October, students from around Boston return to our landscape as our fall school programs begin. For over three decades, the Arnold Arboretum has offered free science programs for pre-school and elementary students from Greater Boston’s public schools as a part of our educational mission. Our Field Studies Experiences emphasize inquiry and hands-on learning with […]

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Using art to inspire action

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
September 25, 2019

My quest for a great winged elm for the Arboretum

by William (Ned) Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum
September 16, 2019

My quest for a great winged elm for the Arboretum

winged bark

On Saturday, I joined the Arnold Arboretum collecting expedition in the northwest corner of Georgia. Here, the low mountains are covered with some of the richest diversity of woody plants anywhere in North America. In addition to Andrew Gapinski (Head of Horticulture), Sean Halloran (Plant Propagator), and Jared Rubinstein (Living Collections Fellow), we were joined […]

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Teachers tackle ecology and climate change

by Ana Maria Caballero, Nature Education Specialist
September 13, 2019

A NACPEC expedition in North America

by Jared Rubinstein, Living Collections Fellow
September 9, 2019

My luck with Metasequoia

by Li Wang, Visiting Scholar
September 9, 2019

August 30 tour extravaganza at the Arboretum

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
September 6, 2019

Engaging people with plants – PPP2019

by Alun Salt
September 5, 2019