August 30 tour extravaganza at the Arboretum

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
September 6, 2019

Remembering Barbara Balasa, volunteer guide and docent (1944-2019)

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
February 26, 2019

From Tree Spotters to Beach Brigades: a golden age of citizen science

by Story Hinckley for The Christian Science Monitor
July 30, 2018

Spring into Science! Tree Spotters and TreeVersity at the MIT Citizen Science Fair

by Danny Schissler, Project Coordinator
February 19, 2018

Spring into Science! Tree Spotters and TreeVersity at the MIT Citizen Science Fair

MIT citizen science fair

At the Arboretum and across the globe, volunteers are challenging the notion that science happens behind closed doors. Citizen scientists—individuals who contribute their time and efforts towards observation and data collection—are transforming the nature of scientific discovery through their collaborative efforts with professional researchers. Around the world, citizen scientists work alongside professionals in fields ranging […]

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Field Study Experiences at the Arnold Arboretum

by Boston Neighborhood Network
January 18, 2018

Field Study Experiences at the Arnold Arboretum

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The Arboretum engages pre-school and elementary students in Boston Public Schools with free science programs in our landscape. Learn what excites kids about plants and ecology in a new video highlighting our Field Study Experience on ecosystem change for fifth graders. Learn more in a video created with the support of the Boston Neighborhood Network.

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Citizen scientists take the pulse of Arnold Arboretum trees

by Amanda McGowan for WGBH
November 15, 2017