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Arboretum About Us

Arboretum About Us

Inspiring an Appreciation and Connection With Plants

The Northeastern University Arboretum strives to inspire an appreciation and connection with plants through research, education, and exploration.

Educational Resource

Educational Resource

The Arboretum provides an educational resource supporting university educational and research programs. Over the years, multiple academic units have maintained an interest in the dendrology of the campus. Plant walks focused on identification and horticulture have been a regular benefit of the plant resources of the campus.

Campus Landscapes

Campus Landscapes

Providing an attractive living environment for the campus community. It is a passive recreation environment that provides health and well being benefits to everyone in the community. The university understands that a safe, supportive and attractive landscape is an important influence on people’s mental and emotional state of being.

Ecosystem Services

Ecosystem Services

The Arboretum also provides ecosystem benefits Such as climate regulation; air and water cleansing; stormwater management; erosion and sediment control; supports important pollinator populations; provides useful habitat for songbirds, supports human health and well being. As a designed landscape, it also represents an important cultural resource.

Contact Us

You can contact member of the Northeastern University Arboretum at nuarboretum@northeastern.edu 

For all other inquirers, please contact the Facilities Customer Services

Email: facilitiescustomerservice@northeastern.edu
Telephone: (617) 373-2754

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