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July 2019

Gardening for Butterflies and Moths

July 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building, 125 The Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$32

Colin McCallum-Cook, Horticultural Technologist Learn how to attract butterflies and moths to your garden and cater to their unique lifecycle requirements in this program focused exclusively on lepidopteran-friendly gardening techniques. Lepidopteran conservation in New England is more important than ever, as many formerly common species are now threatened with extirpation. Colin McCallum-Cook will also show you how to use citizen science applications to monitor species in your garden and contribute valuable data to the cause of lepidopteran conservation. Fee $32…

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Catch Some Rays! – Solar Energy

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building, 125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Free

Arnold Arboretum Staff and Volunteers Sunday, July 28,  2:00pm-4:00pm Location: Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Lawn This is part of the new Science in Our Park Series. Come to the Arnold Arboretum and be a scientist! Get your hands onto scientific tools, use your observation skills and share your findings with others. Catch Some Rays will let you harness the power of the sun. Help to create solar ovens, test the ability of various garden bed coverings to keep roots cool, and plant a…

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August 2019

The Caterpillar Lab visits the Arnold Arboretum!

August 22 @ 10:00 am - August 26 @ 5:00 pm
Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Free

August 22 through August 26, 10:00am-5:00pm every day The Caterpillar Lab, from Keene, NH, comes to the Arnold Arboretum for 5 days of astonishing exhibits. Explore the captivating world of caterpillars on a whole new level.There will be live caterpillars, cocoons, hatched eggs, shed skins and much more. Visitors of all ages will be amazed. For more information and to contact us email arbweb@arnarb.harvard.edu or call 617.384.5209.

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