Witness Tree: What a Single, 100-Year-Old Oak Tells Us About Climate Change

by Matthew Caulkins, Web Applications Program Manager
June 3, 2020

Spring comes to the maples

by Jacob Grossman, Putnam Research Fellow
May 7, 2020

How plants adapt to climate change

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
April 21, 2020

How plants adapt to climate change

Al Kovaleski clips one-year-old growth from a red maple tree

Researchers at Arboretum studying maple trees and ‘cold hardiness’ Q&A with Arboretum scientists Jake Grossman and Al Kovaleski on climate change and what it means for maple trees By Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist   This year’s dramatically fluctuating temperature cycles from seasonably cold days to atypically warm stretches and back again has affected […]

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US cities are losing 36 million trees a year

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 12, 2020

Hemlock Hill, winter, hemlock trunks, 1922

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
February 20, 2020

Hemlock Hill, winter, hemlock trunks, 1922

Hemlock Hill, winter, hemlock trunks, 1922

Hemlock Hill, winter, hemlock trunks, 1922 Alternate Title: Hemlock (Tsuga) trunks among puddingstone boulders on Hemlock Hill Photograph by Charles Allerton Coolidge, 1858-1936, American Hemlock Hill, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States February 1922 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Charles Allerton Coolidge (1858–1936) was senior partner at Shepley, […]

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Street Trees Could Help Boston Adapt To Climate Change

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
February 18, 2020

Finding new land-management lessons in old ways

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
January 23, 2020

Finding new land-management lessons in old ways

Lead study author Wyatt Oswald conducts a pond coring research study at Lily Pond in Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard.

Finding new land-management lessons in old ways Historical view reshapes beliefs about what was done before and after European colonization by Clarisse Hart, Harvard Forest Communications Harvard Gazette, January 20, 2020 Research was conducted along the coast from Cape Cod to Long Island. A new study led by archaeologists, ecologists, and paleoclimatologists at Harvard and […]

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Using art to inspire action

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

Dia-Logs: Encouraging Climate Conversations, Hunnewell Building Lawn, 2019

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 23, 2019

Dia-Logs: Encouraging Climate Conversations, Hunnewell Building Lawn, 2019

Dia-Logs: Encouraging Climate Conversations, Hunnewell Building Lawn, 2019

Dia-Logs: Encouraging Climate Conversations, Hunnewell Building Lawn, 2019 Photograph by Larissa Glasser Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts September 23, 2019 September 24-30, 2019 is Climate Preparedness Week at the Arnold Arboretum, and we have a slew of activities lined up for participants of all ages. The initiative cannot come soon enough–despite evident lack […]

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Chamaerops excelsa China, 1914

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 19, 2019

Chamaerops excelsa China, 1914

Exterior view of a chapel with palm trees

Chamaerops excelsa China [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Exterior view of a chapel with palm trees Photograph by Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918), Dutch, American Belgian Roman Catholic Mission, Hui hsien, Gansu Sheng, China September 29, 1914 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Frank Nicholas Meyer began his career […]

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