Make a Wreath at Polly Hill Arboretum

Polly Hill Arboretum invites the community to its grounds on Dec. 3 for its second annual Holiday Wreath Celebration.

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Polly Hill Goes Green, to the Roots, for Employee Housing

Polly Hill Arboretum, in collaboration with the state's Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), is taking the next step in creating sustainable, on-site housing for permanent staffers and interns.

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Polly Hill Plant Sale

The Polly Hill Arboretum plant sale begins May 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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New Assistant Director Looks to Continue Legacy of Polly Hill

When Emily Ellingson, the new curator and assistant director of Polly Hill Arboretum, began work this fall it was something of a homecoming. In 2013, she worked there as a curatorial intern.

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Polly Hill Plant Sale Goes Online

Polly Hill Arboretum has opened an online plant sale, with pickup at the arboretum in West Tisbury.

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New Board Member for Polly Hill Arboretum

Dr. Murphy Westwood, director of the Global Tree Conservation Program at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Ill., has joined the board of Polly Hill Arboretum in West Tisbury.

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VCS Director Cites Conservation as Urgent Priority
Landry Harlan

Driving down Middle Road, the Vineyard may seem sparsely developed. An aerial view tells a different story.

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Iconic Trees in Spotlight at Polly Hill
Katherine Gianni

Tucked away in the woods of West Tisbury, the Polly Hill Arboretum has served as a not-so-secret garden since 1958.

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David Smith and Polly Hill Form Unusual Conservation Alliance
He is a doctor whose pioneering research and development work helped to eliminate an infectious disease that once struck thousands of children each year. She is a four-decade resident of the Vineyard and a pioneer in her own right, an avant garde horticulturalist whose work in her North Tisbury arboretum has received national recognition.
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Polly Hill Arboretum Awarded $300,000
Mark Alan Lovewell
State environmental affairs secretary Trudy Coxe this week contributed the state’s share of $300,000 towards the preservation of the Polly Hill Arboretum Inc.
Before an audience of 60 people at the Barnard Inn Farm in West Tisbury on Tuesday, the state environmental affairs secretary praised the efforts of Polly Hill and the unusual partnership that has arisen with David H. Smith and his foundation.
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