This link displays a list of trees and shrubs for which the arboretum is searching and from which donors may make selections to contribute. A donor may help us in one of several ways:

1. Contribute the entire purchase price of a specific tree in memory of a loved one

2. Contribute any amount to a fund from which we will purchase a tree of our choice when the fund reaches the necessary amount

3. Contribute any amount to a fund designated for a specific species of tree

Trees for which we are currently looking for funding:

We have begun planting out various species of sugar maples in a grove that will eventually become a sugar camp. Each spring the trees will be tapped to demonstrate the making of maple syrup. Perhaps you would consider contributing a sugar maple tree for this project? Contact us for details.

Other species of trees we need are as follows:

Paperbark Maple Acer Griseum $150           Click here for image of this species.

Red Maple Acer Rubrum "Red Sunset" $170 Click here for image of this species.

Sugar Maple acer sach. "Green Mountain" $200 Click here for image of this species.

Maple "Autumn Blaze" $170                          Click here for image of this species.

Red Horse Chestnut "Ft McNair" $205           Click here for image of this species.

River Birch "Heritage" $150                Click here for image of this species.

Birch "Royal Frost" (purple leaf/white bark") $150      Click here for image of this species.

Redbud "Forest Pansy $190                          Click here for image of this species.

Ginkgo "Autumn Gold" $210                          Click here for image of this species.

Sweetgum "Worplesdon" $170                          Click here for image of this species.

Tulip Tree $165                                         Click here for image of this species.

Persian Parrotia $150                                         Click here for image of this species.

Kwanzan Cherry $160                                         Click here for image of this species.

Swamp White Oak Bicolor $225                          Click here for image of this species.

Bur Oak $225                                                   Click here for image of this species.

English Oak "Regal Prince" $240                          Click here for image of this species.

Red Oak "Rubrum" $230                                    Click here for image of this species.

We could also use any one of the following:

Edible Nut Bearing Trees

American Chestnut(Castanea dentata) blight resistant species
Butternut(Juglans cinerea)
Pecan(Carya illinoinensis) Hardy to Zone 5
Hazelnut(Corylus cornuta)
European Filbert (Corylus maxima)
Hican (C. illinoinensis x C. burton) A cross between a hickory and Mehan pecan

Trees for Our Forest

American Beech(Fagus grandifolia)
American Elm(Ulmus americana)
Black Oak(Quercus velutina)
Sassafrass(Carya illinoinensis)
Ironwood/American Hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana)
Hop hornbeam(Ostrya virginiana)
Larch(laryx decidua)
Wild Black Cherry(Prunus serotina)
Hackberry(Celtis occidentalis)
Alder(Alnus serrulata)
Aspen(Populus tremuloides)
Basswood(Tilia americana)
Hemlock(Tsuga canadensis)
Osage Orange(Maclura pomifera)
Black Locust(Robinia pseudoacacia)
Holly Tree (Ilex opaca)

Flowering Trees

American Flowering Dogwood (Cornus racemosa)
Rain Tree (Koelreuteria paniculata)
Crapemyrtle (Lagerstroemia indica)
Magnolia(Magnolia acuminata)
Paulownia(Paulownia tomentosa)
Mountain Ash(Sorbus americana)