Tree Mob™! Rockery Revelations

by Pam Thompson, Manager of Adult Education
August 11, 2016

Tree Mob™! Rockery Revelations

Arnold Arboretum 2016 Hunnewell Interns

2016 Isabella Welles Hunnewell Internship Project Rockery Revelations Thursday, August 11 at 3:00pm The Arboretum’s 2016 Isabella Welles Hunnewell Interns just completed their group project, an annual requirement for our horticultural training program. This year’s project focused on the outcrops of puddingstone along Valley Road known as the Rockery. Their assignment was to propose development […]

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Simmons Interns In The Archives

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
January 20, 2016

Simmons Interns In The Archives

Lilac Sunday collection

For many years, the library has been very lucky to have a number of Simmons students from the School of Library and Information Sciences come intern with us. Students are placed at the Arboretum through their introductory archive classes, where they must finish a number of hours to receive course credit. Multiple projects have been […]

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Arboretum’s Hunnewell Interns investigate soil health

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
October 8, 2015

Arboretum’s Hunnewell Interns investigate soil health

Hunnewell Interns 2015

This summer, the Arboretum hosted an exceptionally-driven and bright group of trainees participating in the Isabella Welles Hunnewell Internship Program. The program offers students of horticulture and the plant sciences the opportunity to work in the Arboretum’s historic landscape with its world-renowned scientific collection of trees and shrubs, under the expert guidance of staff in […]

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Our future…

by Andrew Gapinski, Manager of Horticulture
June 27, 2014

Our future…

Since 2008, the Arboretum and the Norfolk County Agricultural High School have partnered to offer junior-level students a plant science and collections management internship experience at the Arboretum. Over the last five weeks, our ten “Aggie” interns learned and worked alongside our talented staff across the institution on topics ranging from pruning, planting, and IPM […]

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A sure sign of spring!

by Andrew Gapinski, Manager of Horticulture
April 22, 2014