Enhancing our urban ecosystem

by Andrew Gapinski, Head of Horticulture, and Brendan Keegan, Arboretum Gardener I
March 29, 2019

Enhancing our urban ecosystem

perennial planting peters hill

By Andrew Gapinski, Head of Horticulture, and Brendan Keegan, Arboretum Gardener I   At the Arnold Arboretum, we continuously strive to increase the health of our plant collections, improve the aesthetics of our landscape, and support and enhance ecosystem health across our 281 acres of urban greenspace. We do this by thinking critically about landscape […]

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A close call with Asian Longhorned Beetle

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
January 29, 2015

A close call with Asian Longhorned Beetle

American Forests

Arnold Arboretum featured in American Forests magazine Anyone who remembers our recent scare with the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) may be interested in seeing the Winter 2015 issue of American Forests magazine (Volume 120, number 4). “Eradication Nation” by Tate Williams features Arboretum Director of Operations Stephen Schneider, who provides a behind-the-scenes account of Arnold […]

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Saluting a Paragon of Plants

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
January 6, 2014

Saluting a Paragon of Plants

Peter Del Tredici

Arboretum Senior Scientist Peter Del Tredici Retires I consider ‘weed’ to be a politically incorrect term. There is no biological definition of the term weed. It’s really a value judgment. —Peter Del Tredici [from Boston Globe] Throughout its 140-year history, the Arnold Arboretum has advanced our understanding of biodiversity through the work of some of […]

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