5 Takeaways For New England From U.N. Report On Climate Change And Land Use

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 9, 2019

5 Takeaways For New England From U.N. Report On Climate Change And Land Use

Drumlin Farm crop manager Matt Celona hand waters a row of Swiss Chard. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

5 Takeaways For New England From U.N. Report On Climate Change And Land Use by Miriam Wasser for EarthWhile, WBUR The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is out with a new report Thursday examining how land use contributes to climate change and other environmental problems. The report, Climate Change and Land, is the second […]

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Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut Tree

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 9, 2019

Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut Tree

Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut Tree

Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut Tree by Sally M. Walker American chestnut trees were once found far and wide in North America’s eastern forests. They towered up to one hundred feet tall, providing food and shelter for people and animals alike. For many, life without the chestnut seemed unimaginable―until disaster struck in […]

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Lilacs, summer, restoration project, 1988

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 25, 2019

Lilacs, summer, restoration project, 1988

Lilacs, summer, restoration project, 1988

Lilacs, summer, restoration project, 1988 Alternate Title: Lilacs (Syringa) beside Bussey Hill Road in the second year of the lilac restoration project Photograph by István Racz, Hungarian August 1988 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. On May 25, 1908, when the Boston Daily Globe published the headline “LILAC SUNDAY AT […]

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The Ecology and Silviculture of Oaks

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 1, 2019

Hemlock Hill, summer, puddingstone outcrops, 1927

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
June 21, 2019

Hemlock Hill, summer, puddingstone outcrops, 1927

Hemlock Hill, summer, puddingstone outcrops, 1927

Hemlock Hill, summer, puddingstone outcrops, 1927 Alternate Title: Puddingstone outcrops and buttressed hemlock (Tsuga) trunk on the slope of Hemlock Hill Photograph by Jan Tijs Peiter Bijhouwer, ca. 1927, Dutch [photographer] Hemlock Hill, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States September 6, 1927 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Hemlock […]

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Paths, summer, Willow Path, 1979

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
June 13, 2019

Paths, summer, Willow Path, 1979

Paths, summer, Willow Path, 1979

Paths, summer, Willow Path, 1979 Alternate Title: Willow Path through the Maple (Acer) Collection Photograph by Sheila Connor (1947- ) Willow Path, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States August 1979 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Sheila Connor began working in the Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library in 1970, and […]

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Roads, spring, Hemlock Hill Road, 1940

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
June 7, 2019

Roads, spring, Hemlock Hill Road, 1940

Roads, spring, Hemlock Hill Road, 1940

Roads, spring, Hemlock Hill Road, 1940 Alternate Title: Mountain laurels (Kalmia latifolia) in bloom beside Hemlock Hill Road Photographer unknown Hemlock Hill Road, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States June 1940 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Mountain laurel is a large evergreen flowering shrub native to the eastern […]

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Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
May 31, 2019

Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard

Greywater Green Landscape by Laura Allen

Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard by Laura Allen Save thousands of gallons of water annually and have a beautiful yard no matter the weather by capturing and reusing water from sinks, showers, and washing machines. This empowering and easy-to-use manual offers practical, long-term strategies for water management, […]

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Bussey Brook, spring, women, 1975

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
May 21, 2019

Bussey Brook, spring, women, 1975

Bussey Brook, spring, women, 1975

Bussey Brook, spring, women, 1975 [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Three women seated on the banks of Bussey Brook Photograph by Pamela Bruns, American Bussey Brook, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States 1975 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. The 24 acres that make up Bussey Brook […]

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Expanding Opportunities for Undergraduate Education

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
May 8, 2019

Expanding Opportunities for Undergraduate Education

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As a partner in the educational mission of Harvard University, the Arboretum leverages its resources to support undergraduate education. Arboretum-based faculty and researchers, state-of-the-art laboratories, and the living collections provide field experiences for diverse Harvard classes ranging from the biology of plants and urban ecology to landscape design. A summer short course connects students with […]

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