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University of Maine Campus Arboretum

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United States of America - Maine - Orono

Institution Code: FHA

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the University of Maine Campus Arboretum

The Fay Hyland Arboretum here on the University of Maine campus was established in 1934 and serves the University with living examples of woody plants from Maine and throughout the world that are studied in courses that focus on plant identification (dendrology, horticulture, and plant taxonomy). The Arboretum also plays a role in research by UMaine staff and students and provides the University and local community an aesthetically attractive quasi-natural setting along the Stillwater River. Its 10 acres stretch along the river, with many trails that pass by important Maine trees and shrubs, which are identified on labels.

Main Address:
University of Maine Campus Arboretum
Office of the Vice President for Administration and Finance
5703 Alumni Hall, Room 118
Orono
Maine 04469 United States of America

Telephone: (207) 581-2976
Fax:
URL: www.umaine.edu/arboretum
Primary Email: erich@maine.edu

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Christopher Campbell, Professor of Plant Systematics
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1934
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 44.8675730
    Longitude: -68.6890180
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 4

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Native plants.

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes