The Reach of Urban Trees: A tree steward takes to the streets of Nairobi, Kenya 

2019-09-05T23:16:21+00:00

By Ruth Seward and Mwangi Chege One of WTI’s tree stewards, Mwangi Chege, is a PhD candidate at Clark University. Mwangi grew up in Nairobi, Kenya where he developed a passion for urban trees. After spending time planting and caring for trees in the city, he enrolled in Clark University’s Geography PhD program focusing [...]

The Reach of Urban Trees: A tree steward takes to the streets of Nairobi, Kenya 2019-09-05T23:16:21+00:00

Learning to Care for Trees through the Master Tree Stewards Training Program at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

2019-08-22T17:25:55+00:00

By Derek Lirange The Master Tree Stewards Training Program is offered in the fall at Tower Hill as a deep dive course into tree care. The class meets once a week for five weeks in the fall. This year classes will be held on Wednesday evenings in October from 6 to 9 p.m. starting on [...]

Learning to Care for Trees through the Master Tree Stewards Training Program at Tower Hill Botanic Garden2019-08-22T17:25:55+00:00

Laboring, Learning, and Loving It: YAFs help Horticulture Staff at Tower Hill

2019-08-19T15:05:56+00:00

By Derek Lirange I have been looking forward to this training all summer, the opportunity for our Young Adult Foresters (YAFs) to come and experience work at Tower Hill. Most of them have visited the garden before but it was an eye-opening experience and opportunity to see the garden from a new perspective, the perspective [...]

Laboring, Learning, and Loving It: YAFs help Horticulture Staff at Tower Hill2019-08-19T15:05:56+00:00

Tower Hill selected for TD Tree Days

2019-09-17T16:38:04+00:00

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, has selected Worcester Tree Initiative (a program of Tower Hill Botanic Garden) to participate in TD Tree Days, a community-based program that expands urban forests and green spaces in low- to moderate-income neighborhoods. Staff and volunteers of Tower Hill will join local employees of TD Bank to plant 36 native trees and shrubs on West Boylston Drive in Worcester on Friday, October 18, 2019.   "We're excited to team with Tower Hill Botanic Garden during TD Tree Days to benefit the [...]

Tower Hill selected for TD Tree Days2019-09-17T16:38:04+00:00

Summer Experience with the Young Adult Foresters 

2019-08-14T18:27:46+00:00

By A.J. Elton For the past 15 years, I have been in the professional tree care industry. I have worked for nonprofit organizations, commercial arboriculture companies, and municipalities caring for the health of both private and publicly owned trees in the urban forest. However, I have had an interest in nature for as long as I can remember. As a high school [...]

Summer Experience with the Young Adult Foresters 2019-08-14T18:27:46+00:00

AARP members to receive free Tower Hill admission on Tuesdays in September

2019-08-01T18:00:21+00:00

On Tuesdays in September, AARP members and up to five guests can gain free admission to the Tower Hill Botanic Garden located in Boylston, Massachusetts. AARP members and their guests will receive one free admission and up to five additional free admissions. The entire group of up to six people must arrive in one vehicle [...]

AARP members to receive free Tower Hill admission on Tuesdays in September2019-08-01T18:00:21+00:00