Stewarding an Extraordinary Landscape and Living Collection

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
December 5, 2018

Stewarding an Extraordinary Landscape and Living Collection

Horticulture-Dig-Deeper

The Living Collections of the Arnold Arboretum represent an unparalleled resource for appreciating and understanding our natural world. Our Collections Campaign is a 10-year initiative to expand and enhance the collections as global change poses serious threats to biodiversity. Beyond annual expeditions to collect and preserve germplasm for study and conservation, staff have also focused […]

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Arboretum launches 10-year campaign for collections development

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
September 2, 2015

Arboretum launches 10-year campaign for collections development

North Idaho Expedition - collecting Salix exigua along Priest River

Extinction is forever. The mounting effects of a changing climate and the alteration of environments due to human activities threaten the survival of roughly one out of every three plant species in the world. As habitats change and as organisms disappear worldwide, institutional efforts to discover, study, and preserve plants is not only instructive and […]

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