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Arnold Arboretum, Bussey St. Gate

Bussey Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
617-384-5209 http://arboretum.harvard.edu

February 2015

Winter Trees: Celebrating Conifers

February 28, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Arnold Arboretum, Bussey St. Gate, Bussey Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Free

David Donovan leads this winter walk in an exploration of the Arboretum’s conifer collection. Beginning from the Bussey Street Gate, he will reveal ways to start identifying some native and non-native conifers by observing their cones, needles, shape, and structure. David has been a National Park Ranger and naturalist at Acadia National Park, taught high school biology, led nature walks throughout New England, and is also a certified arborist. In case of inclement weather, contact 617-384-5209. Free, registration is requested.

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February 2018

Amazing Evergreens, Explore Diversity in the Arboretum Conifer Collection

February 4, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Arnold Arboretum, Bussey St. Gate, Bussey Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Come out, brave the elements and learn about the many kinds of conifers at the Arboretum while a tour, family activity and hot chocolate helps keep everyone warm. The tour will focus on conifer biology and ecology and will be led by Andrew Leslie, an Assistant Professor at Brown University.  The tour will begin at 1:15pm. This is a drop in event, no registration is needed. Meet us at the map table near the Bussey Street Gate entrance.

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April 2019

Cultivating Wildness Where You Are

April 4, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Arnold Arboretum, Bussey St. Gate, Bussey Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$28

Gavin Van Horn, PhD, Director, Cultures of Conservation, Center for Humans and Nature Thursday, April 4, 9:30–11:00am Location: Bussey Street Gate, Arnold Arboretum Redirect your commute to the Arnold Arboretum for an exploratory journey into what wildness is, what it could be, and how it might be recovered in our daily lives. No matter if you live in the city or farther afield, exposure to natural elements and observation of other-than-human creatures can refresh your mind and fuel your soul. Gavin Van…

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Saturday Forest Bathing

April 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Arnold Arboretum, Bussey St. Gate, Bussey Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$25 – $35

2nd & 4th Saturdays in April and May, 9:00am-11:00am Tam Willey, Certified Forest Therapy Guide Location: Bussey St. Gate Entrance at map tables Forest Bathing is inspired by Shinrin-yoku, a prominent feature of preventative medicine and healing in Japan.  From increased cerebral blood flow to stronger immune defenses, there has been extensive research demonstrating what can happen when we relax, unplug and open our senses to the natural world in community. This slow-paced guided therapeutic experience promotes wellness through a…

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Saturday Forest Bathing

April 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Arnold Arboretum, Bussey St. Gate, Bussey Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$25 – $35

2nd & 4th Saturdays in April and May, 9:00am-11:00am Tam Willey, Certified Forest Therapy Guide Location: Bussey St. Gate Entrance at map tables Forest Bathing is inspired by Shinrin-yoku, a prominent feature of preventative medicine and healing in Japan.  From increased cerebral blood flow to stronger immune defenses, there has been extensive research demonstrating what can happen when we relax, unplug and open our senses to the natural world in community. This slow-paced guided therapeutic experience promotes wellness through a…

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Saturday Forest Bathing

April 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Arnold Arboretum, Bussey St. Gate, Bussey Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$25 – $35

2nd & 4th Saturdays in April and May, 9:00am-11:00am Tam Willey, Certified Forest Therapy Guide Location: Bussey St. Gate Entrance at map tables Forest Bathing is inspired by Shinrin-yoku, a prominent feature of preventative medicine and healing in Japan.  From increased cerebral blood flow to stronger immune defenses, there has been extensive research demonstrating what can happen when we relax, unplug and open our senses to the natural world in community. This slow-paced guided therapeutic experience promotes wellness through a…

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May 2019

Saturday Forest Bathing

May 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Arnold Arboretum, Bussey St. Gate, Bussey Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$25 – $35

2nd & 4th Saturdays in April and May, 9:00am-11:00am Tam Willey, Certified Forest Therapy Guide Location: Bussey St. Gate Entrance at map tables Forest Bathing is inspired by Shinrin-yoku, a prominent feature of preventative medicine and healing in Japan.  From increased cerebral blood flow to stronger immune defenses, there has been extensive research demonstrating what can happen when we relax, unplug and open our senses to the natural world in community. This slow-paced guided therapeutic experience promotes wellness through a…

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Saturday Forest Bathing

May 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Arnold Arboretum, Bussey St. Gate, Bussey Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$25 – $35

2nd & 4th Saturdays in April and May, 9:00am-11:00am Tam Willey, Certified Forest Therapy Guide Location: Bussey St. Gate Entrance at map tables Forest Bathing is inspired by Shinrin-yoku, a prominent feature of preventative medicine and healing in Japan.  From increased cerebral blood flow to stronger immune defenses, there has been extensive research demonstrating what can happen when we relax, unplug and open our senses to the natural world in community. This slow-paced guided therapeutic experience promotes wellness through a…

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November 2019

Fall Forest Bathing

November 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Arnold Arboretum, Bussey St. Gate, Bussey Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$35

Sunday, November 3, 9:00am-11:00am (https://www.arboretum.harvard.edu/wp-content/uploads/BSG.pdf) Tam Willey, Certified Forest Therapy Guide Forest Bathing is inspired by Shinrin-yoku, a prominent feature of preventative medicine and healing in Japan.  From increased cerebral blood flow to stronger immune defenses, there has been extensive research demonstrating what can happen when we relax, unplug and open our senses to the natural world in community. This slow-paced guided therapeutic experience promotes wellness through a series of gentle sensory-opening invitations that welcome us to notice more of…

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