Arboretum Conferences

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The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum provides a nature-rich setting where community leaders, policymakers, practitioners, concerned citizens, and other stakeholders connect with one another and today's foremost scholars, authors and experts from around the globe. Invested with a strong desire to make the world a better place for ourselves and future generations, we look to expand our knowledge and understanding of today's critical issues that relate to the Arboretum's mission. Through its public conferences, forums and symposiums, the Arboretum is known to bring the latest cutting edge research and thought leaders to address current topics.

Upcoming 2023 Conferences

There are no upcoming conferences currently scheduled at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Check back for new listings!

Past Conferences

2023 Schoolyard Gardens 

Check out resources from the 2023 Schoolyard Gardens Conference that took place on March 3, 2023 at the Arboretum. 

Gathering Partners Conference: May 19-21, 2023

Check out conference details from the 2023 Gathering Partners Conference that took place at the Arboretum and the Bell Museum. 

Annual Master Gardener Conference: June 2-3, 2023

Check out conference details from the 2023 Master Gardener Conference that took place at the Arboretum.


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