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White, Sheryl [1], Graham, Lucy [2], Macklin, James [3].

Glass Flowers Exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University Herbaria, Jamaica Plain and Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is the oldest public arboretum in North America and one of the world's leading centers for the study of plants. The Harvard Museum of Natural History has incomparable collections, most famously the extraordinary glass flower sculptures of Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka. In the cool of the morning, walk the grounds of the Arnold, led by knowledgeable docents. Have a guided tour of the Harvard University Herbaria, led by Director of Collections, James Macklin. Tour the Harvard Natural History Museum in the afternoon. NOTE: The HUH tour is a tour only; those wishing to arrange a research visit to the collections must arrange with the Director of Collections separately and well in advance. Box lunches will be provided for attendees. Wear comfortable shoes for arboretum and city walking.

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1 - The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
2 - Harvard Museum of Natural History
3 - Harvard University, Department of Organismal and Evoloutionary Biology, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA, 02138

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Presentation Type: Activities:Field Trips
Session: FT01
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Date: Saturday, July 31st, 2010
Time: 8:00 AM
Number: FT01001
Abstract ID:1023


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