Visit Boyce Thompson Arboretum in October!

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Visit Boyce Thompson Arboretum in October!

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Boyce Thompson Arboretum
September 27, 2017

Boyce Thompson Aboretum is a 392-acre public gem in the Southwest located in Superior, Arizona. BTA is a constituent unit of the School of Plant Sciences and managed through a cooperative agreement between the UA, the Boyce Thompson Foundation, and the Arizona State Parks Department.  

Situated along Queen Creek and at the base of the picturesque Picketpost Mountain, the Arboretum is open to the public seven days a week. In addition to the more than 2,600 species of arid adapted plants from around the world, the park hosts hiking, picnicking, birding, and other recreational and educational opportunities.  

October is our lucky month for visiting Boyce Thompson Arboretum!  October 13th - 29th anyone (students included) with a University of Arizona CatCard can visit BTA for FREE with their families (*including dogs)! The CatCard will also offer 10% off any plant purchase. In addition to this wonderful free admission opportunity, BTA is also hosting their annual Fall Plant Sale. They will offer a huge selection of plants, complete with discounts, from October 14th - 29th (with a special members only preview sale on Friday, October 13th)! 

As one of the many perks of being a part of the UA community, please avail yourself of this wonderful opportunity to experience the Boyce Thompson Arboretum. 

*Yes, dogs are welcome at BTA, provided they are leashed and well-behaved, and accompanied by courteous owners, too.  

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