Finding the Balance

// Wednesday March 23, 2022

Steve Schneider, Northeastern’s Director of Horticulture and Grounds, does his best to keep things balanced on the Boston campus while pushing for more organic and electric landscaping solutions.

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How Do You Turn a Community Park Into an Arboretum? Ask These Northeastern Students.

// Friday March 18, 2022

A group of Northeastern students are working toward that first-level arboretum certification for Kevin W. Fitzgerald Park, a 5.5-acre slice of greenspace in the Mission Hill neighborhood that Northeastern has had a hand in maintaining for years.

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Nature’s Gift

// Wednesday February 2, 2022

Creating and sharing a tangible piece of Northeastern’s on-campus ecosystem while representing the conjunction of art and science.

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Gardening Time! – Student Edition

// Thursday October 7, 2021

On-campus gardening has arrived, and students will be in charge!

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He Cultivates The Campus’s ‘Urban Forest” With an Eye On The Future

// Thursday August 26, 2021

One of Stephen Schneider’s priorities as the new arborist is improving record-keeping of plant collections to benefit researchers decades from now.

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Established Trees – Problems and Preservation

// Monday July 19, 2021

Established trees that have proved to be essential elements of the unique on-campus ecosystem face threats that could potentially jeopardize their existence.

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Northeastern’s Small Owl Stowaway on a Pear Tree

// Tuesday May 4, 2021

Students joined with Northeastern landscaping staff to plant a pawpaw tree Friday on Centennial Common in celebration of Arbor Day.

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Centennial Common Gets Lit

// Tuesday December 22, 2020

Hundreds of strings of lights are hung on Centennial Common for the winter season.

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The Best Leaf-Peeping Spots in Boston Starts With Northeastern’s Campus Arboretum

// Friday October 9, 2020

by Gregory Grinnell  [email protected]   Autumn is a special time of the year in New England, when leaf-peepers travel from all over the world to take in the natural fireworks that happen every fall. But, if you’re close to Northeastern’s Boston campus, you don’t have to travel very far at all—the campus, which was officially recognized […]

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