University of Vermont

Horticulture Research and Education Center

Community Partners

Friends of the Hort Farm

Formed in 1994, FHF is a grassroots organization dedicated to protecting, enhancing and promoting the significant plant collections and natural areas of the UVM HREC for education, research, and public enrichment.  The group, composed of interested citizens, local garden club members, professional horticulturists, and landscape architects, is working in partnership with the University of Vermont to develop both short-term and long-term plans to provide for the stewardship of this wonderful and important resource. The Friends also sponsors public programs, and engages in fundraising and collections preservation.

Branch Out Burlington

he Burlington Community Tree Nursery is a community-based partnership linking the UVM community, the City of Burlington Department of Parks and Recreation, and the local citizenry. The UVM HREC hosts the BOB nursery where trees are grown from saplings into plantable specimens that are installed throughout the city of Burlington.

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