Are you ready for a Tree Mob tonight at the deep in the conifers?
Tree Mobs "are brief interactions with scientists or other specialists at the Arnold Arboretum, and provide another pathway to connect with the landscape."
Tonight at 6 p.m., for free, tree experts will share little-known facts about the Arboretum's living plant collection, its relevance today, and its importance to future generations.
Today's Tree Mob, is getting to know Pinus densiflora with Research Scientist Cary Pirone. Pirone will explain the process of conifer reproduction and the pollination research she is conducting.
Bring a hand lens if you have one. Meet at Pinus densiflora, aka Japanese red pine, at accession 1724-77*B, in the conifer collection across from Hemlock Hill. You can link to the location on your mobile device (or use oval button below).
On May 2, the of the year.