University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignCollege of ACES
Give to Arboretum


The Arboretum offers a large woody collection and is a living laboratory for students to gain hands-on experience in the natural resources, plant sciences, landscape design, and horticulure.

With over 35 acres of beautifully landscaped space, think of the Arboretum for your next field class.

Education @ The Arboretum

student using chainsaw

Chainsaw training

student planting

Planting prairie species

multiple people planting

Native species plots

students planting in beds

Demonstration beds