The Kuhnert Arboretum provides many new learning experiences for the residents of the Aberdeen area, including school-aged children. The Arboretum offers environmental education about:
- Native plant ecosystems
- Prairie community environments
- Species of trees and shrubs grown in the area
- Water systems
- Wetland communities
Along with learning about the plants, residents can visit the arboretum to view what different plants look like, giving homeowners ideas on how to landscape their residence.
The Arboretum Plan
contains typical arboretum settings with shade trees, ornamental trees, coniferous trees and shrubs, deciduous shrubs, and other plantings. The plan
includes an outdoor interpretive center, a sculpture garden, walking trails, a reflection pond, irrigation system, and interpretative signage throughout the arboretum.
Location & Contact
The Kuhnert Arboretum is located on the south side of Aberdeen at the corner of Melgaard Road and Dakota Street South. To learn more about the Kuhnert Arboretum and sponsorship opportunities, contact the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department at (605) 626-7015.