Christy Woods

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United States of America - Indiana - Muncie

Institution Code: BSUH

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Christy Woods
Ball State University, Field Station and Environmental Education Center
2000 W. University Avenue
Indiana 47306 United States of America

Telephone: (765) 285 2641
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: John Taylor, FSEEC Land Manager
    Curator's Name: Sharyl Grant, Field Coordinator
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
  • Date founded: 1928
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 6 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 1 Hectares
  • Total Area: 7 Hectares
    Latitude: 40.1976970
    Longitude: -85.4094850
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 7
  • Seed Bank: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Deciduous oak/hickory forest, native to Eastern United States. Spring wild flowers, largest University based orchid collection in the United States (Wheeler Orchid Collection and Species Bank), .5 hectare example of tall grass prairie and smaller wetland areas.
  • Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes