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

The Arboretum's Native Plant Collection, Caroline Black Garden, Campus Landscape and Natural Areas are open to the public every day of the year from sunrise to sunset.
 

Landscape Symposium 2023

Landscape at Glenstone Museum

Join us January 12 and 13 for the 34th annual Landscape Symposium as we take an expansive approach to integrating ecology-based design with more inclusive environments. In-person and virtual programs available. Register by December 9 for early bird rates. Registration deadline is January 6. Current students may apply for scholarships for free admission by December 2. CEUs are available.

Landscape Symposium 2023

Interactive Maps

Explore the Arboretum walking trails with our interactive Trail Map. Other maps are available to identify woody plants in the Native Plant Collection, Caroline Black Garden and Connecticut College campus. You can also explore Mamacoke Island Geology Tour Story Map made by Professor Beverly Chomiak.

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The Nancy Moss Fine Native Azalea Garden

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We are pleased to announce that the North American Native Deciduous Azalea Collection has been granted National Accreditation by Plant Collections Network, a program of the American Public Gardens Association. Currently the collection includes 192 shrubs representing 15 different species.

The Nancy Moss Fine Native Azalea Garden

Membership

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Your support helps continue the Arboretum's mission of teaching, research, conservation, recreation and public education, and perpetuates the growth of our plant collections.

Join or renew today.

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