University of Guelph

Arboretum

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Record #: GCL1025 Last Modified: 30 Jun 2014 Last Full Update: 04 Mar 2014
Notices
Public BulletinArboretum Auxiliary Plant Sale Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 9am - 2pm at the R.J. Hilton Centre on College Avenue East.
Contact Information
Alternate NameThe Arb ; U of G ; UofG
Office Phone519-824-4120; ext 52113
Fax519-763-9598
E-Mailarbor@uoguelph.ca
Websitewww.uoguelph.ca/arboretum
Volunteer CoordinatorRanee Pararajasingham, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 519-824-4120 ext 52358; Email: rpararaj@uoguelph.ca
Primary ExecutiveRic Jordan, Manager; Phone: 519-824-4120 ext 53587; Email: rjordan@uoguelph.ca
Site LocationGuelph-University of Guelph
Located In CommunityGuelph
Address & Map
OAC Centennial Arboretum Centre
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
 
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IntersectionVictoria Rd and College Ave E
Mailing Addressc/o University of Guelph 
Arboretum 
50 Stone Rd E 
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - Entrance - Accessible
Description & Services
DescriptionComprised of 165 hectares at the University of Guelph, including trails, woods and gardens, nature reserve, gene bank, restoration sites and various plant collections * activities include university courses, school programs, adult workshops, preregistered group walking tours
Sup. DescriptionVarious dedication and donation opportunities, see website or call for information * facility rentals available for weddings, conferences, meetings, fundraising events, banquets 
 
Volunteer activities include grounds work, gardening, fundraising, auxiliary administration, staff support, visitor services, assistance with program delivery and special events (annual plant sale).
HoursGrounds - dawn to dusk, all year ; OAC Centennial Arboretum Centre: Mon-Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm
DatesAll year
Areas ServedOntario
EligibilityVolunteers: 16 years of age and older
LanguagesEnglish
FeesProgram - fees vary for courses, some workshops and tours, call for information or see website. ; Donation - welcome. ; Admission - free admission to the grounds ; Free parking.
Time Limited EventsArboretum Auxiliary Plant Sale (held annually the second Saturday in September - rain or shine) * series of educational workshops for adults and professionals (pre-registration required - see website for details)
Other Details
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Established1970
Print MaterialCollection brochures available * e-mail address can be added to mailing list for monthly e-newsletter
Subjects
Service CategoriesMeeting Space ; Plant Conservation
SubjectsBanquet halls ; Conservation areas ; Educational institutions ; Educational programs ; Educational resources ; Environmental protection ; Gardening ; Gardens ; Meeting facilities ; Naturalists ; Recreation ; Rentals ; Universities ; Workshops