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View Solar Eclipse at Arnold Arboretum with National Park Service

The Arnold Arboretum has teamed up with the National Park Service to provide special projection equipment to safely view Monday’s historical solar eclipse. This is free to anyone (just like seeing the eclipse) and no registration is required — you can just show up at Bussey Hill. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Red Algae Bloom in Jamaica Pond? No. But If There Were, What About Dogs?

Jamaica Plain News was recently contacted by a reader who said she had been approached by a Boston park ranger at Jamaica Pond and warned of possible red algae blooms and the effect they may have on dogs. Red algae blooms, or red tide as they are commonly called, may release toxins and cause harm to humans and animals. But thankfully, as of June 16, officials report there did not appear to be a red algae bloom at the pond. (more…) Continue Reading →

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