Though its public conferences, forums and symposiums, the Arboretum is known to bring the latest cutting edge research and thought leaders to address current topics. Join practitioners, policymakers, community leaders and concerned citizens looking to understand the implications and impact related to the critical issues of our day.
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Public Policy Programs
Q. What is the Arboretum's role in public policy?
A. Good policy comes from an informed citizenry. 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 our mission. The Arboretum provides a public forum in a nature rich setting where members, community leaders, policymakers, citizens, and other stakeholders connect with one another and today's foremost scholars, authors and experts from around the globe. Count on the Arboretum to bring you the very best in programs designed to inspire and enrich our engagement with our natural surroundings and the collective community in which we live!
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-M. Larson, Conference Attendee
"The program was excellent and networking opportunities very rewarding!"
-A. James, Symposium Participant
"A wonderful backdrop for thoughtful reflection, great conversations and encouragement to go forward!
-M. Robertson, Roundtable Participant
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