Climate Change and Plant Conservation: Is managed relocation an option?
Jesse Bellemare, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College
Monday, December 15, 7:00–8:30pm Hunnewell Building
Jesse Bellemare discusses his research to better understand how the distribution and diversity of rare plant species is related to past climate change, such as the Ice Ages, and to predict how the species might respond to the threat of modern anthropogenic climate change. Will managed relocation of species be a viable solution to prevent rare species extinction? Register
Winter Wellness Walks
Sundays: Dec. 14, Jan. 11, Feb. 8, Mar. 8, 1:00-1:45pm
Location: Hunnewell Building
Great scenery and exercise, who could want more? Take a brisk walk this winter and stay healthy and connected to the Arboretum at a time when the landscape is pared down to its beautiful bones. Wellness walks emphasizes fitness, with a healthy dose of information on seasonal highlights. Winter tours are geared to adults and led by trained Arboretum docents.
This activity is free. Registration is requested. Register
Start planning for Lilac Sunday now as the landscape nestles into its winter slumber. Our annual event will take place on Sunday, May 10, 2015.