• 04/29/2010          Announcing the 6th Annual Plant Biology                               Symposium: Trees and the Global Environment
                                  >>Sixth Annual Plant Biology Symposium
  • 02/11/2010          Nature Research Highlight features Davis and colleagues:                                Climate Change, Warming boosts invasions.                                >>Nature Research Highlight [pdf]
  • 02/04/2010          Davis and Losos labs identify link between climate                                change and invasive species in Thoreau's woods.                                >>Boston Globe
                                   >>WBUR.org
                                   >>Harvard Gazette
                                   >>Harvard Magazine
  • 10/28/2009          Senior research scientist, Campbell Webb, and his wife,                                combine their interests in nature and health in unique                                ways in the Southeast Asian island of Borneo, at the                                Asri Clinic
                                   >>PBS.org
  • 10/26/2009          Donald Pfister honored for work with fungi: The                                Northeast Mycological Federation (NEMF) presented                                him with the Amicus Tironum Award                                >>Extension School story
  • 10/15/2009          30 new plant species uncovered in the Hengduan                                Mountains, China. David Boufford began collecting in                                the region in the mid-1990s                                                               >>Gazette story
  • 09/17/2009          New Assistant Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary                                Biology Dr. Kirsten Bomblies, examines plant immune                                responses for clues to divergence                                >>Gazette story
  • Sept-Oct 2009       A scrapbook of seaweed and seaside scenes of                                Martha's Vineyard, including a scrapbook given to                                Harvard's Farlow Herbarium in 2002, and featuring an                                online exhibition arranged by Lisa DeCesare                                >>Harvard Magazine
                                   >>Online exhibit
  • 04/30/2009           The Dalai Lama planted a birch tree in Harvard Yard, a                                hybrid of Eastern and Western varieties,                                created especially for the occasion by the staff of                                Harvard's Arnold Arboretum.
                                   >>Gazette story
                                   >>Boston Globe story
  • 04/26/2009           Carroll Wood, professor emeritus at Harvard University,                                passed away at age 88, leaving behind                                an important botanical legacy.
                                   >>Boston Globe story
                                   >>Harvard Gazette story
  • March-April2009     A collection of botanical pith paintings acquired by                                Charles Sprague Sargent, and currently housed in the                                archives of the Botany Libraries, was featured in                                Harvard Magazine and are currently part of an                                online exhibition arranged by Lisa DeCesare.
  • 03/26/2009           John Muir's botanical travels, plant collecting, and                                tracking down his plant specimens
                                   >>WBUR.org story
  • 12/18/2008           Dr. Paul Moorcroft's forest models provide detailed view                                of forest responses to climate variation
                                   >>Gazette story
  • 10/30/2008           Davies and colleagues at the Center for Tropical Forest
                                   Science (CTFS) are building an observatory out of
                                   trees
                                   >>Gazette story
  • 10/28/2008           Grad students Brad Rhufel and Charles Willis, working
                                   with Charles Davis, used Thoreau's Walden Pond plant
                                   records to document climate change
                                   >>New York Times story
                                   >>Globe story
                                   >>Gazette story
  • 10/14/2008          Takeshi Ise, a 2008 OEB PhD graduate in Paul                                Moorcroft's lab, has shown that rising temperatures                                may dry up peat bogs, causing carbon release.
                                   >>New York Times story
  • 9/25/2008           Harvard Forest Director David Foster, promotes                                conservation of Bay State forestland through                                "Wildlands and Woodlands"
                                   >>Gazette story
  • 8/13/2008           Don Pfister awarded the Weston Award for Teaching
                                   Excellence by the Mycological Society of America
                                   >>MSA Announcement
  • 7/4/2008             Grad students Brad Rhufel and Charles Willis, working
                                   with Charles Davis, used Thoreau's Walden Pond plant
                                   records to document climate change
                                   >>Science story
  • 5/22/2008           Ashton: A legacy written in trunk, limb, and leaf
                                   >>Gazette story
  • 4/10/2008           Arboretum launches online Seed Herbarium Image
                                   Project (SHIP), a significant new resource for                                horticulturalists around the world.
                                  
  • 3/30/2008           Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology showcases
                                   "Sea Creatures in Glass," part of a larger collection of                                glass animals and plants made by the Blaschkas.
                                   >>Boston Globe story
  • 1/27/2008           Peter Ashton awarded the 10th David Fairchild Medal for
                                   Plant Exploration by the National Tropical Botanical
                                   Garden >>Red Orbit story
  • 12/12/2007           Charles Davis's Rafflesia paper selected as Discover
                                   Magazine's top 100 discoveries of 2007
                                   >>Discover Magazine story
  • 12/06/2007           Donald Pfister chosen as new dean of Harvard Summer
                                   School
  • 12/06/2007           Arnold Arboretum's bonsai collection highlights
                                   age and beauty
  • 10/25/2007           Biodiversity field course brings students to Borneo
                                  
  • 09/13/2007           The origin of the Orchidaceae is discovered from a fossil
                                   orchid
  • 04/05/2007           Kenneth Feeley discovers surprising results about
                                   global warming
  • 02/08/2007           Anne Pringle investigates the death cap mushroom,
                                   Amanita phalloides
  • 02/01/2007           Charles Davis solves the mystery of Rafflesia
                                  
  • 01/11/2007           Peter Ashton awarded the Japan Prize