East Texas Arboretum And Botanical Society
Get East Texas Arboretum and Botanical Society essential facts below. View Videos or join the East Texas Arboretum and Botanical Society discussion. Add East Texas Arboretum and Botanical Society to your Like2do.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
East Texas Arboretum and Botanical Society

The East Texas Arboretum and Botanical Society "ETABS" (over 100 acres) is an arboretum and collection of botanical gardens and historical buildings located at 1601 Patterson Road, Athens, Texas in the United States. It is open daily; an admission fee is charged. ETABS is a not-for-profit recognized by the IRS as a 501 (c)(3). Memberships are available and donations are welcome.

The arboretum was established in 1993 on the site of a former truck farm, with dry hills, hardwood forest, seasonal bogs, and permanent wetlands along Walnut Creek. Volunteer work is ongoing. At present the site features the arboretum and a variety of gardens, including butterfly, cottage, display, herb, kitchen, native plant, perennial, master gardeners' Dream Garden, and rose gardens. It also contains a collection of historical buildings, water garden, and two miles of hiking trails. Web site features history, maps, photos and brochures.

The office is located in the Women's building where many of the local garden clubs meet and socialize.

Events include fundraisers, gardening workshops, festivals and is available for private events such as weddings and family gatherings.

See also

External links

Coordinates: 32°12?46?N 95°52?43?W / 32.2129°N 95.8785°W / 32.2129; -95.8785



  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.


East_Texas_Arboretum_and_Botanical_Society
 



 

Top US Cities