Ponds, summer, Dawson Pond, 1957

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 5, 2019

Ponds, summer, Dawson Pond, 1957

Ponds, summer, Dawson Pond, 1957

Ponds, summer, Dawson Pond, 1957 Alternate Title: Dawson Pond nearly dry after a summer drought Photographer unknown Dawson Pond, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States August 1957 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Dawson Pond, located at the intersection of Meadow and Bussey Hill Roads, is named after Jackson […]

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North Meadow, summer, Goldsmith Brook, 1979

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 29, 2016

North Meadow, summer, Goldsmith Brook, 1979

Goldsmith Brook, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States

North Meadow, summer, Goldsmith Brook, 1979 Alternate Title: Goldsmith Brook Photographer unknown Goldsmith Brook, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States July 1979 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS, the online catalog of Harvard Library. Also remember to visit our Visual Archives, which include historical images of the Arboretum landscape. Copyright […]

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Faxon Pond, summer 1967

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 21, 2016

Faxon Pond, summer 1967

Faxon Pond

Ponds, summer, Faxon Pond, ca. 1967 Photograph by M. Rosenfeld Faxon Pond, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1967 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS, the online catalog of Harvard Library. Charles Edward Faxon spent the majority of his career at the Arnold Arboretum as Assistant Director in charge […]

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Teachers Explore the Ponds

by Ana Maria Caballero, Nature Education Specialist
May 11, 2016

Teachers Explore the Ponds

Casting plankton net

On a cold, but not rainy, Saturday morning, Boston Public School educators gathered at the ponds to explore life in and around freshwater ecosystems. Armed with plankton nets, plastic containers, jelly jars, sieves and field guides, teachers made amazing discoveries. Here’s a partial list of the macro-invertebrates collected: damselfly nymphs (two kinds), pond snail, scud […]

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Life Cycles In and Around Ponds

by Ana Maria Caballero, Nature Education Specialist
March 8, 2016

Life Cycles In and Around Ponds

Children at pond

Life Cycles In and Around Ponds Nancy Sableski, Manager of Children’s Education and Ana Maria Caballero, Children’s Education Fellow, Arnold Arboretum May 7, 9:00-11:00 am Location: Hunnewell Building and grounds Pre-register This month we will look closely at the life cycles of organisms that make their home in and around pond ecosystems.  We will look for evidence of birds, […]

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