University of Guelph

Site: Arboretum

Public Comments Arboretum Auxiliary Plant Sale - Sep 10, 2016, 9 am-2 pm at the RJ Hilton Centre on College Ave E
Contact Information
Alternate Name The Arb ; U of G ; UofG
Office Phone 519-824-4120; ext 52113
Fax 519-763-9598
Volunteer Coordinator Barb Watson-Ash, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 519-824-4120 ext 52358; Email:
Primary Executive Shelley Hunt, Director; Phone: 519-824-4120 ext 52356; Email:
Site Location Guelph-University of Guelph
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
OAC Centennial Arboretum Centre
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
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Intersection Victoria Rd and College Ave E
Mailing Address c/o University of Guelph 
50 Stone Rd E 
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Entrance - Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Comprised 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 
Facility rentals available for weddings, conferences, meetings, fundraising events, banquets and outdoor wedding ceremony sites for groups of up to 200 people.
Hours Grounds - dawn to dusk, all year * OAC Centennial Arboretum Centre Mon-Thu 8:30 am-3:15 pm, Fri 8:30 am-1:30 pm
Areas Served Wellington County
Eligibility No restrictions - visitors 
Volunteers - 16 years of age and older
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English
Fees Program - 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 Events Arboretum Auxiliary Plant Sale, second Sat in September - rain or shine * series of educational workshops for adults and professionals - pre-registration required, see website for details
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1970
Resources Collection brochures available * e-mail address can be added to mailing list for monthly e-newsletter
Service Categories Meeting Space ; Plant Conservation