A Thirst for Knowledge

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
March 25, 2017

A Thirst for Knowledge

Summer 2016 represented another record-breaking year for global temperatures, and the Northeast experienced one of the most severe droughts in memory. We know that the ability of plants to store water in their tissues can serve as a buffer against drought and its detrimental effects, yet how they do so is not well understood. As […]

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Junipers and water

by William (Ned) Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum
October 9, 2016

Weather, Weather, Everywhere

by Nancy Rose
September 30, 2015

Moving camp

by Cam Webb
April 25, 2011

Moving camp

Plot A camp

I arrived back from the last trip out to find that the team had discovered a huge, leaning dead tree—a ‘widow-maker’—behind our camp, and no one was comfortable staying at the site any longer. These trees can come crashing down with no warning. Often I have jolted from deep sleep into an adrenaline-flushed wakefulness (How […]

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