Focus on Phenology: Founder’s Fancies

by Danny Schissler, Project Coordinator
May 12, 2017

Focus on Phenology: Founder’s Fancies

Ribes aureum (Golden Currant)

Phenology–the study of the seasonal rhythm of plants and animals–is a science with deep roots in cultural practices throughout human history. Modern research examines trends in phenological data to help us understand our changing climate, but observation of the timing of biological events has long served social and economic purposes outside the realm of scientific […]

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100 Years of Arnold Arboretum Publications

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
May 4, 2011

100 Years of Arnold Arboretum Publications

Arnoldia 100 years

May 2, 2011, marked the 100th anniversary of the Arboretum’s first major serial publication, The Bulletin of Popular Information. Initiated by the Arboretum’s first director, Charles Sprague Sargent, it was published weekly but only during the growing season (typically from early spring through autumn). The original purpose of The Bulletin of Popular Information was to […]

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