Welcome Visitors

Before planning your EJC Arboretum visit, please see our guidelines.


Monthly Photo Contest

Monthly Photo Contest

The arboretum is seeking photographers of all ages to participate in our monthly, seasonal pictures photo contest.

Click here for rules and submission information.

View the July 2015 Photo Contest Winner


Best of the Valley 2015 logo

The Edith J. Carrier Arboretum voted Best in the Valley by DNR readers for Best Place to Take Guests, Best Place to Propose Marriage, and Best Place for Rest and Relaxation.


Upcoming Events

Botanical Illustration Student Art Exhibit

In the Frances Plecker Education Center, anytime during weekday hours.
Visit to view student work, exhibited after workshops. More information.

Wine and Cheese on the Ernst Terrace

Ernst Terrace at the Frances Plecker Education Center, Friday, September 4, 2015. $15 per person - includes two beverages of choice (wine and beer).
Reception at 5:00 pm, demonstration by the Executive Pastry Sous Chef at 5:30 pm, guest speaker, 6:00 pm, and live music from Lady Godiva at the Journey Stage Garden from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. More information.

Storytime in the Understory

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015, 11:00am—Noon.
Stories come to life for young children with animated readings. Young story enthusiasts will develop an understanding of the importance of natural waterways and how streams and wetlands support health and variety in plant and animal life from children's literature selections. More information.

Botanical Illustration in Acrylic Wash

In the Frances Plecker Education Center, September 14th—17th, 21st—24th, 2015, 1:30-4:30 pm each day
This event is SOLD OUT. Please check back soon for more exciting workshops. Thank you!

For a complete list of EJC Arboretum programs and events, browse our Annual Calendar of Events.


Products Available for Purchase

book cover for Trees Live Here

Trees Live Here, by Susan McDougall, featuring the EJC Arboretum, is available for purchase in the Frances Plecker Ed Center for $30.