The Arnold Arboretum connects with the public as a resource for the study of trees and nature, and to generate and share knowledge about horticulture, research, and education. In addition to our website, we engage and interact with our community and audiences around the world via digital communications. Register today to receive our monthly Arboretum newsletter, Director’s Posts from the Collections, or the monthly Arboretum for Educators newsletter—or all three. Stay connected with plants and your Arboretum!
Arnold Arboretum e-Newsletter
Our e-Newsletter includes timely information on Arnold Arboretum news, programs, events, and plant highlights. The newsletter is published monthly during the winter (November through March) and semi-monthly during the growing season (April through October). Get in sync with what’s happening with our plants, landscape, and community in every season.
- February 2024 Newsletter
- January 2024 Newsletter
- December 2023 Newsletter
- November 2023 Newsletter
- Mid October 2023 Newsletter
Director’s Posts from the Collections
Take a closer look at remarkable and ephemeral moments in the life cycles of Arnold Arboretum plants through occasional posts from Director William (Ned) Friedman. Through his own photographs captured in our collections and brief narrative descriptions that make botanical science accessible, Ned shares his obsession with investigating the wonder, beauty, and complexity of individual plants in our landscape.
- Stop and smell the ginkgoes
- Eye candy at the Arnold Arboretum
- Hermaphrodite conifer cones—not to be missed!
- January flowering report from the Arnold Arboretum
Arboretum for Educators Newsletter
The Children’s Education team at the Arnold Arboretum creates a monthly newsletter for teachers and educators of students in PreK-2, Grades 3-5, Middle School, and High School that highlights hands-on science lessons and activities that get students outside to explore their local outdoor classroom, playground, or campus.
Learn More—Become a Member
Financial support from members of the Arnold Arboretum helps keep our plants, landscape, and programs flourishing today and in the future. To acknowledge our donors and deepen their connection to the Arboretum and its mission, the Arboretum offers additional print and digital communications exclusively to members. Become a member today at any level to receive our quarterly print magazine on the nature of trees, Arnoldia, as well as our seasonal electronic newsletter, Silva.