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Our Mission and Guiding Principles
The Mission of the Pine Hollow Arboretum is to showcase the greatest possible diversity of woody plants within a natural and aesthetic environment that maximally promotes their growth and natural reproduction, while maintaining compatibility with native wild life.  This is done for the enrichment and education of the general public.

Our Guiding Principles:
  • Preserve, manage and enhance native and introduced species of trees, shrubs and other plants in a natural and aesthetic environment
  • Introduce rare or endangered plant species to promote their preservation
  • Alter local environments in limited ways to control invasive species, and enhance plant species viability and maintain aesthetic relationships
  • Allow for the co-existence of animal and plant life; insofar as possible in promoting the existence of that plant life
  • Promote and assist in education, research and public understanding involving trees, shrubs and other plants in an environmentally sound landscape
  • Showcase the aesthetic, historic, scientific, environmental, conservation and educational value of groupings of various plant species.