Here at the EJC Arboretum, we not only value education, but hands-on, interactive education! What better way to learn about the environment around you than taking a guided tour through the beautiful gardens of the arboretum. Look out for dates in the Spring for some of the following tours!
Arboretum Educational tours for groups of 12 or more include:
Virginia Natives - Learn about plants and trees the Virginia Native Americans used for food, medicine, and tools;
Finding Your Way - Using observing nature and watching birds and studying trees and plants to learn how you can not only find your bearings, but also make choices that direct the future of forest lands;
Woodland Walk - Write about the wonder of wildflowers and explore the beauty and wisdom found in nature to learn about the creative process and delve into poetry, prose, and story at the arboretum;
Historic Garden Week Wildflower Walk, Arbor Day Blooming Trees Tour, and Daffodil Walk.
Tours by advance reservation only, check website for specific dates: www.jmu.edu/arboretum/
Or call us at 540-568-3194 to set up a class field trip for students! The possibilities are endless!