Arboreta become accredited by evaluating and submitting documentation on the level of achievement of specified standards.
There is no fee required!
Accreditation process and criteria
- Evaluate which level suits your arboretum or organization.
- Complete the application.
- The ArbNet staff reviews your application and makes a decision within four weeks.
- The decision is based on self-assessment and documentation of your arboretum’s level of achievement against accreditation standards.
- ArbNet staff may schedule future site visits.
Please submit your completed application and all necessary attachments via email to ArbNet@mortonarb.org. Attach at least two photos of your arboretum (high resolution JPEG format in landscape orientation), with your application for use on the ArbNet website.