Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut Tree

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 9, 2019

Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut Tree

Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut Tree

Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut Tree by Sally M. Walker American chestnut trees were once found far and wide in North America’s eastern forests. They towered up to one hundred feet tall, providing food and shelter for people and animals alike. For many, life without the chestnut seemed unimaginable―until disaster struck in […]

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Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
May 31, 2019

Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard

Greywater Green Landscape by Laura Allen

Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard by Laura Allen Save thousands of gallons of water annually and have a beautiful yard no matter the weather by capturing and reusing water from sinks, showers, and washing machines. This empowering and easy-to-use manual offers practical, long-term strategies for water management, […]

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The early bird meets its match

by Brendan Keegan, Landscape Crew Gardener
April 27, 2018

Forest Bathing at the Arnold Arboretum

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

Harvard reaches landmark greenhouse gas reduction goal

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
December 9, 2016

92 percussionists with 650 instruments at the Arboretum Sunday

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
June 9, 2016

New solar panels bring renewable energy to Arboretum

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
November 16, 2015

New solar panels bring renewable energy to Arboretum

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As a leading institution for deepening understanding and appreciation of plants, horticulture, and biodiversity, the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University has been a longtime proponent of environmental sustainability. In addition to cutting edge research on climate change and its impact on plant life and ecosystems conducted at the Arboretum’s Weld Hill Research Building, the Arboretum […]

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Faust: Step up on climate change

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
October 21, 2015