Untangling the Twisted Tale of Oriental Bittersweet

by Matthew Caulkins, Web Applications Program Manager
June 3, 2020

An Evolutionary Perspective on Strengths, Fallacies, and Confusions in the Concept of Native Plants

by Matthew Caulkins, Web Applications Program Manager
June 3, 2020

Amnesty for plants

by Peter Del Tredici for The Boston Globe
November 6, 2017

An Unwanted Orchid

by Nancy Rose
August 3, 2017

Goatscaping – Biological Control for Invasive Plants

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
October 4, 2016

Goatscaping – Biological Control for Invasive Plants

Goat_2

For the past month, a team of four goats have been munching their way through weeds, overgrowth, and brush in the Arboretum landscape. This new pilot program offers a novel approach to controlling noxious and invasive plants that prove difficult to contain by other means. The goats are contained in a small, electrified enclosure, which is moved […]

Continue reading


Tree Mob™! Goatscaping

by Pam Thompson, Manager of Adult Education
September 14, 2016

Goats Dine Out at the Arnold Arboretum

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
September 8, 2016