Walkways to biodiversity

by Jared Rubinstein, Living Collections Fellow
October 22, 2019

A flip of the switch to mitigate climate change

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
September 13, 2019

A flip of the switch to mitigate climate change

Weld Hill Solar Dedication

At a “switch-throwing” ceremony at the Weld Hill Research and Education Building, officials from Harvard University, the city of Boston, and the greater community celebrated the completion of the Arboretum’s newest and largest renewable energy project and the push for carbon neutrality by 2050. Read more in the Harvard Gazette.

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Championing sustainability and renewable energy

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
September 11, 2019

Championing sustainability and renewable energy

Sustainability Dig Deeper

Embodying a unique partnership between Harvard University and the City of Boston, the Arnold Arboretum is committed to helping both entities build resiliency in the face of climate change and reach carbon neutrality by the year 2050. Projects toward this goal over the past decade have included modernizing upgrades at the Hunnewell Building and Dana […]

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Sponsor solar power at the Arboretum

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
May 6, 2019

Arboretum gets a solar boost

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
April 25, 2019

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 Very Detailed, Interactive Map of Chicago’s Tree Canopy

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 5, 2017

A Very Detailed, Interactive Map of Chicago’s Tree Canopy

Map of Chicago’s Tree Canopy

A Very Detailed, Interactive Map of Chicago’s Tree Canopy “It reveals some startling patterns.” via Atlas Obscura In June, the Chicago Regional Tree Initiative and Morton Arboretum released what they say is the most comprehensive tree canopy data set of any region in the U.S., covering 284 municipalities in the Chicago area. Now, that data […]

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Wielding chainsaws for science

by Alvin Powell for The Harvard Gazette
July 19, 2017

Harvard reaches landmark greenhouse gas reduction goal

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
December 9, 2016

Goats Dine Out at the Arnold Arboretum

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
September 8, 2016