The Arnold Arboretum: An Historic Park Partnership

by Matthew Caulkins, Web Applications Program Manager
June 4, 2020

Unleashed dog attacks and injures goats at the Arboretum

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
September 29, 2016

Unleashed dog attacks and injures goats at the Arboretum

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Two of four goats leased by the Arnold Arboretum for weed and invasive plant control in its Peters Hill landscape were attacked by an off-leash dog that jumped over their electrified enclosure Wednesday afternoon. The goats survived the attack but sustained injuries, and have been removed from the Arboretum for veterinary treatment. The dog was […]

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Tree vandals target city parks

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
October 2, 2012

Tree vandals target city parks

Boston Parks and Recreation The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is reporting an increase in tree vandalism cases in City parks, specifically an invasive and deadly form of theft that targets unique features known as burls. The public’s help is requested in identifying the culprits of these crimes. Parks Department Arborist Greg Mosman explains that […]

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Star Viewing brings astronomy to the Arboretum

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
September 20, 2012

Star Viewing brings astronomy to the Arboretum

Postponed due to cloudy conditions! Check back for a new date. Enjoying the diversity of trees at the Arnold Arboretum may compel visitors to look upward into the canopy for a better view. This Saturday evening, the Arboretum invites visitors to look up even farther, as it partners with the Harvard College Observatory and Boston […]

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