The mission of the Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens is to provide a sanctuary and foster curiosity to explore, enjoy and learn about the habitats of the natural world. We accomplish this by:
-Preserving a 93-acre sanctuary of southwest New England natural ecosystems for generations to explore and enjoy
-Providing comprehensive environmental, horticulture and plant science educational programs for children and adults
-Providing opportunities for recreation, enjoyment, and exploration of the natural world for all ages
-Maintaining a diverse collection of trees, gardens, and plants that celebrate biodiversity and reflect the ecology and character of our region
-Promoting conservation and principles of sustainable landscape management
Vision: To inspire generations to care about and conserve Earth’s resources.