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University of Central Florida Arboretum
Address: 4312 Scorpius Street
Orlando, FL 32816
Organization Scope: State/Regional
Organization Type: Nature Center
Services this organization provides
Native Plant Focus: The Arboretum helps oversee more than 300 acres of conservation easements and works with the department of Landscape and Natural Resources to help manage an additional
Description: The Arboretum is a creative learning community that uses our comprehensive outdoor laboratory to support relevant, experience-based learning, urban ecology research, and human connection with ecosystems and landscapes. Our program contributes to student development and engagement through multi-faceted volunteer, service-learning, and educational opportunities. We serve the community through partnership and outreach initiatives that increase awareness and understanding of key issues in ecology, natural resource conservation, and urban horticulture. While focused on the Central Florida region our diverse, inclusive program supports global efforts to create sustainable urban environments.
Last Update: 2015-03-02
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