151 Brookdale Road
Mission: To educate the community about botanical environments and the importance of protecting them for future generations. We accomplish this by: - Preserving a 91-acre sanctuary of southwest New England natural ecosystems for generations to explore and enjoy - Providing comprehensive environmental, horticulture and plant science educational programs for children and adults - Providing opportunities for recreation, enjoyment and exploration of the natural world for all ages - Maintaining a diverse collection of trees, gardens and plants that celebrate biodiversity and reflect the ecology and character of our region - Promoting conservation and principles of sustainable landscape management Vision: That all members of our community are educated and inspired about: - The historical, social, and economic value of trees and other plants - The importance of conservation and their role in supporting a healthy and sustainable environment
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Jane von Trapp
Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens
Nestled among the historic landscape of Southwestern New England the Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens is a natural preserve like no other in this region. The property features 91 acres of irreplaceable open space highlighting the best of what Connecticut's native landscape has to offer: magnificent award-winning Champion trees, charming gardens, wildflower meadows, red maple wetlands and boardwalks, woodland walking trails, varied wildlife and native habitats. A wonderful getaway from the hustle and bustle of daily life, we serve as a leading recreational and educational resource for area residents and visitors of all ages. For weekend gardeners to budding young botanists, the Bartlett offers a place to relax, learn and play.
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