Category Archives: Forest Park

Forest Park Plant Collection Accredited as Class II Arboretum

The Forest Park Arboretum inĀ Springfield has been awarded a Level II Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum, for achieving particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens. The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation … Continue reading

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Forest Park Arboretum Project

ReGreen Springfield, aided with a grant from the state Department of Conservation and Recreation, have begun an initiative to bring a nationally recognized arboretum to Forest Park with the goal of educating residents of Springfield about the trees they have … Continue reading

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Rooting knowledge into the community

Regreen Springfield, a non-profit organization trying to make a difference in our community, has gone out, marked and modified 750-acres of Forest Park into a botanical garden of trees, or simply an arboretum. Regreen has gathered many volunteers to help … Continue reading

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