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Programs


NOAA Weather Station
The Forest Resources Center and Arboretum hosts a weather measurements and recording station for the Oak Ridge Office of the NOAA - Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division.

CRESO Project
The Arboretum provides outdoor study opportunities for the Clinch River Environmental Studies Organization (CRESO). This project is an educational/research association between the Department of Energy, Anderson County Schools, and Oak Ridge Schools.

Boy's and Girl's Scout Projects
Many enhancements have been made to the grounds and trails of the UT Arboretum by volunteer members of local Boy's and Girl's Scout troops.


Wildlife Observation
The Arboretum is an official Wildlife Observation Site recogonized by the State of Tennessee. View the types of wildlife that have been spotted and read about the wildlife research projects being conducted at the Arboretum.


Holly Collection
Inspired by the late Harold Elmore, The Elmore Holly Collection at the University of Tennessee Arboretum is a research and display garden of over two hundred cultivars of the genus Ilex.


National Forensic Academy
The Arboretum is an outdoor classroom for the University of Tennessee National Forensic Academy program.

University of Tennessee - Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center
901 South Illinois Avenue, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 · Telephone: 865-483-3571 · Email: UTforest@utk.edu