Celebrating over 25 years of horticultural initiatives to enhance the City of Boston.

– THE BOSTON COMMITTEE ENDEAVORS TO –

Support the design and beautification of parks and green spaces

Encourage civic achievement in horticulture and conservation

Educate the public on horticultural practices and environmental issues

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Boston Committee 2021 Fall Meeting and Luncheon

Guest Speaker: Ned Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Faculty Fellow of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, and Arnold Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

Ned Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University Faculty Fellow

What, precisely, is the Arnold Arboretum? A quaint nineteenth century idea? A botanical garden? Public park? Safe harbor for threatened species? Museum collection of living objects? Research collection? Key piece of the public health system in Boston? Locus of environmental justice? Place to help define relationships between humans and other forms of life? More:

“We seed, others plant… and it grows!”
–Arabella Dane


Contributions made in connection with our speaker/luncheon meetings are a significant source of funding the Blossom Fund. We hope you will consider a contribution even though, sadly, we will not be able to host the meeting until the fall. Please donate…