The Connecticut College Arboretum provides a welcome connection with the natural world, offering opportunities for teaching, research, conservation, recreation and public education.

The Arboretum is open to the public seven days a week from dawn to dusk.

Spring 2016 Programs are now open for registration. Visit Arbo Programs and Activities for a full listing with descriptions. 

All Arboretum Bulletins are now available as PDFs on Digital Commons.

Birding by Ear

Saturday, June 4, 7 to 8:30 a.m.

Reunion weekend! Join Mary Buchanan, Connecticut College Class of 2014, on a walk to listen for the distinctive sounds of the songbirds and learn about identifying birds by ear.

New London Tree Walk from A to Z

Saturday, June 18, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Learn to identify some of the more common and most unusual specimens on the downtown streets and parks. This tour is for anyone interested in nature in the city.

Photo Contest Submissions are due by Friday, May 27, at noon.

For more information and how to enter, visit our Photo Contest page. Amateur Photographer in the Arboretum