The Arnold Arboretum Collector’s Tool Kit: A new resource for expedition collectors

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
December 19, 2017

The Arnold Arboretum Collector’s Tool Kit: A new resource for expedition collectors

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As The Campaign for the Living Collections sources new, rare, and endangered plant material for the Arnold Arboretum Living Collections, it also generates new knowledge and best practices for conducting expeditions. To document this information and share it with the botanical garden community, the Arboretum has created a Expedition Tool Kit [pdf] which will serve […]

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Care for an extraordinary collection—launch an extraordinary career

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
January 26, 2017

Care for an extraordinary collection—launch an extraordinary career

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As a premier botanical institution and partner in the educational mission of Harvard University, the Arnold Arboretum offers horticultural training programs which go beyond teaching technical skills—they open pathways into the diverse work of public gardens and provide an exceptional foundation for building careers in plant-related fields. Through hands-on experience caring for our Living Collections, […]

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Post from the Field – September 30, 2016

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
October 3, 2016

Post from the Field – September 30, 2016

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University has launched a 10-year initiative to expand and refine our collections of living plants–The Campaign for the Living Collections. This cross-institutional effort focused on plant exploration, collection, and production aims to enhance the Arboretum’s resources for research and conservation. Living Collections Fellows Robert Dowell and Jenna Zukswert just returned from a […]

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Post from the Field – September 25, 2016

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
September 27, 2016

Post from the Field – September 25, 2016

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The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University has launched a 10-year initiative to expand and refine our collections of living plants–The Campaign for the Living Collections. This cross-institutional effort focused on plant exploration, collection, and production aims to enhance the Arboretum’s resources for research and conservation. Currently, Living Collections Fellow Jenna Zukswert and colleagues from several institutions are collecting plants […]

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