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  • Campus Landscapes

    Campus Landscapes

    UCF's vast campus offers a wide variety of different landscapes. Read More

  • Prescribed Fires

    Prescribed Fires

    Fires have evolved to be a crucial part of some Floridian ecosystems. Read More

  • Urban Forestry & Natural Areas

    Urban Forestry & Natural Areas

    An urban forestry program was established in 2004, along with a comprehensive Land Management Plan established in 2009, detailing the University’s ... Read More

  • Community Garden

    Community Garden

    The Arboretum supports an organic community garden that was started February 21, 2009. Since that time hundreds of volunteers have donated thousands ... Read More

  • Guided Tours

    Guided Tours

    The UCF Arboretum provides tours for children and educational programs for other extra-curricular groups, including scouting badge educational ... Read More

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Botany Class Takes Students Outside Classroom

  We walk by them every day, but most of us would be hard-pressed to identify, much less scientifically classify, the trees and flowers we see. Elizabeth Harris calls it “plant blindness.” “Our goal was to get students outside and actually open their eyes to what’s in their environment,” said Harris, Ph.D., a Biology associate […]

Virtual Arboretum Visits Coming Soon

  The vegetation is a familiar sight to Central Florida visitors: Sabal Palm, spiky Saw Palmettos, towering, Longleaf Pines and delicate, brightly colored flowers. But visitors to this version of the Florida lands bordering UCF’s campus will notice a couple things missing, including humidity and pesky bug bites. That’s because these 247 acres exist on […]

The 2018-19 Distinguished Speaker Series is Here!

    The UCF College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series is back for its fifth edition. Starting in September, six speakers will present on new technology and research in their respective fields. The 2018-2019 series will be held monthly (excluding November and December) at the Tuscawilla Country Club from September 2018 to April 2019 at […]

Conference Grows Interest in Plant Science

The first annual Plants Beyond Limits Conference was held Friday, Nov. 10, at the University of Central Florida. Over 200 UCF students, alumni and visitors from the greater Orlando area attended. Tickets sold out online a week before the event making turnout a success. Many attendees expressed their excitement to be a part of the […]

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