Connecticut College Arboretum

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United States of America - Connecticut - New London

Institution Code: CCNL

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

ArbNet Accredited: Level III

Main Address:
Connecticut College Arboretum
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London
Connecticut 06320-9913 United States of America

Telephone: (860) 439-2144
Fax: (860) 439-5482
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Miles Schwartz Sax, Director
    Curator's Name: Mary Villa, Curator/Information Resources Manager
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 1
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 4

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: Yes
  • Date founded: 1931
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 81 Hectares
  • Total Area: 304 Hectares
    Latitude: 41.3781820
    Longitude: -72.1036150
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 6118
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 745
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes