New friendly faces in the landscape: Arboretum Ambassadors

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
June 29, 2017

New friendly faces in the landscape: Arboretum Ambassadors

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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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Unleashed dog attacks and injures goats at the Arboretum

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
September 29, 2016

Unleashed dog attacks and injures goats at the Arboretum

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Two of four goats leased by the Arnold Arboretum for weed and invasive plant control in its Peters Hill landscape were attacked by an off-leash dog that jumped over their electrified enclosure Wednesday afternoon. The goats survived the attack but sustained injuries, and have been removed from the Arboretum for veterinary treatment. The dog was […]

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