Legacies and New Directions in Mapping

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
August 1, 2017

Legacies and New Directions in Mapping

From the original Frederick Law Olmsted paper map imagining “Harvard’s Arboretum” to advanced satellite navigation systems that track our landscape on your desktop or mobile device, mapping is fundamental to documenting our 281-acre landscape and plant collections. Historical maps depict the development of the Arboretum and trace landmark expeditions in Asia. A grid map of […]

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Maps tell a story

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 1, 2017

New friendly faces in the landscape: Arboretum Ambassadors

by Meghana Srinivasan, Marketing and Communications Specialist
June 29, 2017

New friendly faces in the landscape: Arboretum Ambassadors

Map Table

The Arnold Arboretum invites visitors to explore where their curiosity leads, but some friendly guidance can come in handy in a 281-acre urban landscape. This summer, the Arboretum kicks off the Arboretum Ambassador program—a new facet of public outreach and engagement—that will serve as a resource to the more than 250,000 people who visit each year. […]

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National Geographic Topographical Maps Online

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 26, 2016

National Geographic Topographical Maps Online

National Geographic

National Geographic Topographical Maps Online via PetaPixel, Reddit, and Fstoppers = National Geographic has digitized every US Geological Survey (USGS) topographical map from across the United States on one easy-to-navigate site and made them easy to print out at home. If you’ve ever gone hunting topographical maps via the USGS, you know that it can […]

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