Sign up for Travel News


 
  • 11.23

    Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!
    more

  • 11.23

    Thanksgiving Fiesta of Books
    more

  • 11.23

    Organ Series: Golden Age of the Italian Baroque
    more

Full Event Calendar
  • Private Hot air Balloon Ride for Two - Save $100

    Save a $100 off our private couple's charter flight when you fly prior to Christmas. You and your companion will join the pilot for a romantic birds-eye-view of the Sonoran Desert near Phoenix.


    more

  • Sedona Getaway: Intuitive Reading and/or Energy Healing & Balancing

    Enhance your Sedona visit with Intuitive Readings and/or Energy Balancing and Healing with Kavitaa. Sedona day retreat packages.
    more

More Travel Deals
My Destinations Chat
 

 

University of Arizona Campus Arboretum

Materials are included The UA campus has long been the repository of unique trees imported for research or landscape interest.  The olives were planted in 1885 as variety trials - giving the citizens of the Arizona Territory options for new crops. The early-20th century Sonoran Desert explorers worked from the University of Arizona.  Their plant collecting trips helped to green" the campus.  After WWII, the growing population of Tucson enjoyed the cool shade and the lush lawns.  More recently, hundreds of xeric trees from urban sites in arid lands around the world were tested on the campus--to determine their suitability for landscape plants in the desert southwest.  Today's campus represents UA heritage, botanical research, faculty and student travel historic landscape styles, and recent sensitivity to water use."

Contact Information

4-H PROGRAMS
Tucson , AZ 85719

Phone: (520) 621-7205

Staticmap?center=32
Superbowl_2015_partner_logo
Rocket Fuel