By the Numbers: Twenty Years of NACPEC Collections

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

By the Numbers: Twenty Years of NACPEC Collections

First page of article from Arnoldia issue 68-2

Beginning with the initial feasibility expedition in 1991, NACPEC has conducted a
total of 12 botanical expeditions to China
(Table 1). These represent a concerted effort to
systematically investigate and explore varying
climatic areas, habitats, and ecosystems across
a wide geographic range.

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Paperbark Maple Acer griseum

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

Plant Collecting on Wudang Shan

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

Chinese Stewartia Stewartia sinensis

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

Sharing our collections through Google Arts and Culture

by Lisa Pearson, Head of Library and Archives
June 1, 2020

Sharing our collections through Google Arts and Culture

Growing a Museum Specimen on Google Arts and Culture

The stories of our plants have a new and expansive conduit for transmission around the globe. The Arnold Arboretum has partnered with Google Arts and Culture (GA&C), an immersive online learning platform that highlights over 2000 museum collections worldwide and offers access to more than 100,000 museum objects and views of eminent locations across Earth. […]

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A NACPEC expedition in North America: Part 6

by Jared Rubinstein, Living Collections Fellow
October 15, 2019

A NACPEC expedition in North America: Part 6

Staff from the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University and colleagues from the North America-China Plant Exploration Consortium are embarking this fall on a plant collecting trip in the Appalachian Mountains region, the conservation partnership’s first expedition in North America in its 30-year history. Our intrepid explorers—Head of Horticulture Andrew Gapinski, Propagator Sean Halloran, and Living […]

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A NACPEC expedition in North America: Part 5

by Jared Rubinstein, Living Collections Fellow
October 10, 2019

A NACPEC expedition in North America: Part 5

Sean records associated plant species at Cherokee National Forest

Staff from the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University and colleagues from the North America-China Plant Exploration Consortium are embarking this fall on a plant collecting trip in the Appalachian Mountains region, the conservation partnership’s first expedition in North America in its 30-year history. Our intrepid explorers—Head of Horticulture Andrew Gapinski, Propagator Sean Halloran, and Living […]

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A NACPEC expedition in North America: Part 4

by Jared Rubinstein, Living Collections Fellow
September 27, 2019

A NACPEC expedition in North America: Part 3

by Jared Rubinstein, Living Collections Fellow
September 25, 2019

A NACPEC expedition in North America: Part 2

by Jared Rubinstein, Living Collections Fellow
September 16, 2019