Brenton Arboretum, The

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United States of America - Iowa - Dallas Center

Institution Code: TBREA

BGCI Member: No

ArbNet Accredited: Level II

Main Address:
Brenton Arboretum, The
25141 260th Street
Dallas Center
Iowa 50063 United States of America

Telephone: (515) 992-4211
Fax: (515) 992-3303
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Melissa Burdick
    Curator's Name: Andy Schmitz
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
  • Date founded: 1997
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 49 Hectares
    Latitude: 41.6625470
    Longitude: -93.9885630
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: The Brenton Arboretum
  • Local Address: 25141 260th St.
  • Locality: City: Dallas Center
  • Locality: State: Iowa

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 49
  • Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 2400
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: No
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: No
    Ecosystem Conservation: No
    Education: No
    Ethnobotany: No
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: No
    Horticulture: No
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: No
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: No
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: No
    Urban Environments: No

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: No
    Courses for School Children: No
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes