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Worcester Tree Initiative plants memorial tree at the Highland House Apartments

2019-06-17T13:56:41+00:00

Tower Hill’s Worcester Tree Initiative Department planted its last tree of the spring season on June 10 at the Highland House Apartments as a memorial for Kathleen Phelan, the daughter of Ed and Gerry McGovern and cousin to Congressman and WTI cofounder James P. McGovern. Ed and Gerry are residents at Highland House and enjoy the [...]

Worcester Tree Initiative plants memorial tree at the Highland House Apartments 2019-06-17T13:56:41+00:00

9 ways Tower Hill Botanic Garden is making a difference

2019-06-17T13:47:08+00:00

By Robert Burgess Tower Hill staff If you've visited Tower Hill Botanic Garden before, you know it is a must-see New England destination. But did you know that Tower Hill is much more than a pretty place? Staff, volunteers, and members work year-round to help improve the lives of as many people as possible [...]

9 ways Tower Hill Botanic Garden is making a difference 2019-06-17T13:47:08+00:00

Tower Hill staff help lead walk through Hadwen Arboretum

2019-06-10T17:09:39+00:00

On Friday, May 30, Tower Hill partnered with Congressman James P. McGovern, Clark University, Mass Audubon, and Park Spirit to lead a walk in Hadwen Arboretum, a wooded property extending from the corner of May and Lovell Street to the end of Englewood Ave in the Columbus Park Neighborhood. Sixth grade students from the May Street and [...]

Tower Hill staff help lead walk through Hadwen Arboretum 2019-06-10T17:09:39+00:00

Tower Hill Botanic Garden is on the move

2019-06-12T17:00:37+00:00

Tower Hill is Growing Boldly! Please enjoy this short video about the Garden and the many ways in which we are working to make the world a better place by connecting more people with plants and nature. Tower Hill Botanic Garden Today  Spanning 171 acres of formal gardens, woodland trails, meadows, and educational facilities, Tower [...]

Tower Hill Botanic Garden is on the move 2019-06-12T17:00:37+00:00

Tower Hill’s CEO Grace Elton named to WBJ’s Power 50 list

2019-05-29T16:38:55+00:00

We are pleased to announce that Tower Hill Botanic Garden CEO Grace Elton has been named to the Worcester Business Journal's 2019 Power 50 list. The Power 50 list highlights the Central Massachusetts economy's most influential leaders. "To make the Power 50, now in its fifth year, professionals must not only be in a position [...]

Tower Hill’s CEO Grace Elton named to WBJ’s Power 50 list 2019-05-29T16:38:55+00:00

Worcester Tree Initiative marks 10 years in the community

2019-05-29T19:16:57+00:00

Volunteers plant fruit trees in Grant Square with the Worcester Tree Initiative. Recently, we connected with Ruth Seward, executive director of the Worcester Tree Initiative, a department of Tower Hill, about their first decade and what's coming next... Q: Congratulations on WTI reaching its 10 year anniversary. What would you say is [...]

Worcester Tree Initiative marks 10 years in the community 2019-05-29T19:16:57+00:00