Bonsai trees outside Weld Hill Building, 2018

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
May 31, 2018

Bonsai trees outside Weld Hill Building, 2018

Bonsai trees outside Weld Hill Building, 2018

Bonsai trees outside Weld Hill Building, 2018 Photograph by Larissa Glasser Weld Hill Building, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, MA May 22, 2018 On the occasion of a late May visit to Arnold Arboretum by delegates from The Chengdu Institute of Biology (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Wilson Botanical Garden (Chengdu), and Huanglong Nature Reserve, Arboretum Director […]

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Post from the Field: Chasing Wilson in Northern Sichuan

by Michael Dosmann, Keeper of the Living Collections, and Andrew Gapinski, Manager of Horticulture
October 16, 2017

Post from the Field: Chasing Wilson in Northern Sichuan

NACPEC Sichuan 2017

After mentioning plant collecting in China, we often get the question: “Why there?” Well, some 30,000 species are native to the Middle Kingdom, many growing in temperate climates quite similar to that of New England. Illustrating this point is that among the Arboretum’s wild-collected plants, over 25% hail from China, second only to the United […]

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Trilateral Agreement Signed

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
October 28, 2015

Trilateral Agreement Signed

Qi Ling, William Friedman, and Xinquan Zhao at Chendu

To strengthen collaboration in the conservation and study of plants between the U.S. and China, the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University has signed a memorandum of understanding with two botanical institutions in China: the Huanglong Nature Reserve and the Chengdu Institute of Biology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Signed at Chengdu, China, on September […]

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