Mission, Vision & Goals

Taltree Goals

We cultivate the hearts and minds of our guests as we:

  • present an extensive collection of trees and plants.
  • maintain professionally designed gardens.
  • provide education and support research on arboriculture, horticulture, botany, conservation, restoration, ecology and natural history.
  • conserve and restore Taltree’s natural areas.
  • maintain an environment of natural beauty and inspiration.

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens, a 501(c)3 public charity, is a 330-acre oak preserve of woodlands, wetlands, prairies and formal gardens. As a public charity foundation, Taltree relies on the financial support of businesses, organizations and individuals.

Taltree’s Vision

To assure the sustainability of Taltree Arboretum & Gardens for future generations through environmental stewardship.

Taltree’s Mission

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens establishes and preserves gardens, natural areas and woody plant collections for education, enjoyment and inspiration.