If you would like to schedule a professional portrait session at the Arboretum please use our new reservation process. All events at the UA Arboretum must follow the university grounds use policy and be preapproved by the Arboretum Director.
Demolition of the old golf course buildings starts Monday, July 7. They are being removed due to asbestos and safety concerns. The back gate on Pelham Heights Road will be open during our regular operating hours (8 am – sunset) during demolition. The anticipated completion date of the project is July 25. Please contact Monica Watkins, Arboretum Director at (205) 553-3278 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any concerns.
It’s been an active summer of sculpture in the Arboretum’s Children’s Garden!
Claire Lewis Evans, a graduate student in Art at The University of Alabama, donated the metal sculpture pictured here.
Its presence adds a wonderful sense of movement and playfulness to the space.
Check out her Flickr page for more photos!