Name of Engagement
Edith J. Carrier Arboretum
Jan Sievers Mahon, Arboretum Director
The Edith J. Carrier Arboretum (Arboretum) is a 125-acre urban botanical preserve located within the city of Harrisonburg and the campus of James Madison University (JMU). It provides an ideal combination of naturalized botanical gardens (33 acres) and forest (92 acres), complementing each other and serving the purposes of research, teaching, and demonstration.
Involves Students, Involves Faculty, Involves Staff, Involves Participants External to JMU
Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)
Areas of Engagement
Community Engagement, Engaged Learning