Arboretum exhibition explores seed diversity and dispersal

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
October 25, 2013

Arboretum exhibition explores seed diversity and dispersal

The thousands of trees, shrubs, and vines that visitors encounter at the Arnold Arboretum exemplify the abundant diversity of Earth’s woody plants as well as the many adaptive strategies they employ to ensure the success of their offspring. Autumn is a great time to explore this phenomena in the Arboretum landscape, as many plants produce […]

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Lilac Sunday launch for Arboretum Explorer

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
May 8, 2013

Lilac Sunday launch for Arboretum Explorer

Last May on Lilac Sunday, the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University introduced visitors and online audiences to two mobile applications for mapping and sharing information on the Arboretum’s living plant collections—Mobile Interactive Map (MIM) and Arboretum Navigator. Following a year of rigorous testing and evaluation, the Arboretum has combined the best attributes of both in […]

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Arboretum launches new mobile applications

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
May 13, 2012

Arboretum launches new mobile applications

Mobile CR

The Arnold Arboretum is pleased to announce the launch of two new mobile applications to facilitate explorations of the Arboretum’s plant collections. These releases are part a wider initiative to expand access to the Arboretum’s resources as a landscape for science, learning, and recreation. All accessioned plants at the Arnold Arboretum are mapped, documented, and […]

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