Hilltop Arboretum

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United States of America - Louisiana - Baton Rouge

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Hilltop Arboretum

The mission of LSU Hilltop Arboretum is to provide a sanctuary where students and visitors can learn about natural systems, plants, and landscape design.

Main Address:
Hilltop Arboretum
Louisiana State University
11855 Highland Road
Baton Rouge
Louisiana 70810 United States of America

Telephone: (225) 767-6916
Fax: (225) 768-7740
URL: www.lsu.edu/hilltop
Primary Email: hilltop@tigers.lsu.edu

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Peggy Davis Coates, Executive Director
    Curator's Name: Paul Orr, Site Manager
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1981
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 6 Hectares
    Latitude: 30.3553010
    Longitude: -91.0949400
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 159000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 6
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes