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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Producing the Next Generation of Plants

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
December 14, 2016

Producing the Next Generation of Plants

Cultivation in the Dana Greenhouses

In response to the increasing threats to plant diversity from climate change and habitat destruction, the Arboretum has launched a decade-long initiative to acquire approximately 400 species from native populations across the temperate world. These additions will enhance the value of our Living Collections as an important resource for science, horticulture, public education, and conservation. […]

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Arboretum donation boxes burglarized

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
November 25, 2015

Arboretum donation boxes burglarized

donation box

Three donation boxes located on the grounds of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University were broken into and burglarized on Monday night, November 23. One or more individuals vandalized boxes near the Arboretum’s Arborway Gate, on Meadow Road, and near the Centre Street Gate. Police believe perpetrators cut the locks off the boxes using a saw […]

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