Green Team explores green jobs

by Ana Maria Caballero, Nature Education Specialist
July 29, 2019

Green Team explores green jobs

Bob Ervin with Green Team

Recently the Arnold Arboretum hosted fifteen youths and two program leaders from the Emerald Necklace Conservancy’s Green Team Summer Program. Operated by the Emerald Necklace Conservancy with support from Boston’s Department of Youth Engagement and Employment, the program employs Boston resident teens (ages 15-18) who work 25 hours per week for six weeks involving park […]

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Legacies and New Directions in Mapping

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
March 22, 2019

Legacies and New Directions in Mapping

From the original Frederick Law Olmsted paper map imagining “Harvard’s Arboretum” to advanced satellite navigation systems that track our landscape on your desktop or mobile device, mapping is fundamental to documenting our 281-acre landscape and plant collections. Historical maps highlight our legacy of plant exploration and depict the development of the Arboretum, including a grid […]

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Cracking a shellbark case

by Jonathan Damery, Associate Editor of Arnoldia
October 30, 2018

Michael Dosmann named Keeper of the Living Collections of the Arnold Arboretum

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
May 31, 2017

Michael Dosmann named Keeper of the Living Collections of the Arnold Arboretum

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The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is pleased to announce that it has named Dr. Michael S. Dosmann as Keeper of the Living Collections, a rare and (nearly) singular honor bestowed by the institution. Curator of the Living Collections at the Arboretum since 2007, Dr. Dosmann’s new title reflects his outstanding stewardship of the Arboretum’s […]

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Higher Plants of China in Colour

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
April 12, 2017

Higher Plants of China in Colour

Higher Plants of China

Higher Plants of China in Colour This set of pictorial works contains nearly 20,000 photographs of wild higher plants and important cultivated plants in China, the species of which number more than 10,000. Each of the species is concisely introduced in both Chinese and English from such aspects as Chinese name, Latin name, morphological features, […]

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