Mission: To inspire people of all ages to discover and connect with nature through a diverse collection of tree and shrubs hardy to the inland northwest and through nature based educational programs for adults and children.
Programs: Museum display - continuing development and care of a 46 acre botanical garden with over 1,000 labeled trees and woody shrubs. A public garden that includes demonstration sites, and interpretive trails.
interpretive visitor center - management of a 4,000 sq ft. Interpretive center for visitor information, classes and grounds viewing. Center provides comforts, plant and area ecology information and meeting rooms.
education - public classes and the largest arbor day event in the region. Management of a fresh science program for k-8 grade education. Horticulture library and interpretive materials for visitors.