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Physical Address:
1200 West Palouse River Drive

Hours:
Open everyday, dawn to dusk, free admission

Contact:
arboretum@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2281
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2281

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University of Idaho Arboretum & Botanical Garden

Mission Statement

The University of Idaho Arboreta are outdoor museums maintained for the acquisition and proper curation of a living collection of native and introduced plants hardy in the Inland Pacific Northwest. As a primary reference collection, the arboreta will emphasize plant variation and genetic diversity. Highest priority of the arboreta is to develop, curate, and maintain a diverse collection of cultivars and species of known origin.

As educational facilities, goals of the University of Idaho Arboreta are to:

  • provide a site for instruction in botany, horticulture, forestry, landscape architecture, environmental sciences, and other fields related to the living collection; 
  • encourage authorized research in fields such as plant hardiness, systematics, and hybridization;
  • educate the public through field trips, lectures, and tours;
  • provide to the public a restful, beautiful environment for the purpose of gaining knowledge and appreciation of the importance of plants. 

Upcoming Events

Science Saturdays in the Arboretum
9:45—11 a.m.
Meet at the Red Barn

Download the Science Saturdays Flyer

This Summer's Topics:

  • Seeds Sticks and Stems, Saturday, July 7 (NEW DATE)
  • Printing with Chemistry, Saturday, July 14
  • Beneficial Insects of the Palouse, Saturday, Aug. 11

Learn more at the U of I Arboretum & Botanical Garden website or email sciencesaturday@uidaho.edu.

Concert in the Arboretum
7 p.m. Monday, July 9
Watts Family Grove, north end of the upper pond. Bring your lawn chair and a picnic.




Contact Us

Physical Address:
1200 West Palouse River Drive

Hours:
Open everyday, dawn to dusk, free admission

Contact:
arboretum@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2281
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2281

Directions

Contact Us

Physical Address:
1200 West Palouse River Drive

Hours:
Open everyday, dawn to dusk, free admission

Contact:
arboretum@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2281
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2281

Directions