Category: News

We’re hiring! Full-time positions with benefits!

We’re hiring! Two full-time staff positions are available: Arboretum Caretaker and Arboretum Office and Grounds Assistant. Visit for more information. For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit UA’s employment website at Graduating seniors, part-time students, and prospective students will be given full consideration.

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Volunteer Work Days November 14 & 15

Saturday and Sunday, November 14 & 15, Arboretum staff will coordinate volunteer workdays from 9 am to 5pm. Tasks may include weeding, planting flowers, mulching, picking up fallen limbs or hauling brush. You may come for as little or as long as you like. We will provide gloves and tools as needed but you are welcome to bring your own if you prefer. Please wear boots or closed-toe shoes, dress in layers, and expect to get dirty. Bring your water […]

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Arboretum gate access October 14 -16

The Crimson Classic cross country meet is scheduled for Friday, October 16. Pets will not be allowed through the front gate this week due to the issues with owners failing to clean up after them. On Friday, access through the front gate will be limited to the cross country meet. Arboretum visitors will need to enter through the back gate on Pelham Heights Road. Leashed pets are welcome at the Arboretum; please clean up after them.

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Field trips and tours

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide organized field trips and guided tours at this time due to limited resources. Teachers and groups are required to make a reservation request for our facilities but will need to provide their own program. We are working to reorganize our program and train volunteers and hope to bring back field trips and tours in the near future.

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Yellowhammer Festival April 19

The Yellowhammer Festival is happening at the Arboretum on Sunday, April 19! Please note that visitor parking will be limited to the old golf course lot but there will be a shuttle to the festival area near the children’s garden. The festival is free to attend and the rest of the Arboretum will be open for regular visitors. For more information, please visit

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