University of Guelph

Site: Arboretum

Public Comments Arboretum Auxiliary Plant Sale Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 9am - 2pm at the R.J. Hilton Centre on College Avenue East.
Contact Information
Alternate Name The Arb ; U of G ; UofG
Office Phone 519-824-4120; ext 52113
Fax 519-763-9598
Volunteer Coordinator Ranee Pararajasingham, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 519-824-4120 ext 52358; Email:
Primary Executive Ric Jordan, Manager; Phone: 519-824-4120 ext 53587; 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
Accessibility 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
Sup. Description Various 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).
Hours Grounds - dawn to dusk, all year ; OAC Centennial Arboretum Centre: Mon-Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm
Dates All year
Areas Served Wellington County
Eligibility Volunteers: 16 years of age and older
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 (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
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1970
Print Material Collection brochures available * e-mail address can be added to mailing list for monthly e-newsletter
Service Categories Meeting Space ; Plant Conservation