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Your support helps ensure that future generations experience the enjoyment and living legacy of the Brenton Arboretum. Members of the Brenton Arboretum support opportunities to learn about our rich natural history and horticultural resources.

Experience a dynamic yet quiet landscape when you visit the arboretum for a refreshing walk or to see a beautiful vista. Return to participate in a class to learn more about tree care, plant selection, or join your child for active, outdoor exploration. Stay connected at home through relevant and timely information from our Kentucky coffeetree and Osage-orange projects and conifer research. Advocate for trees, shrubs and Iowa prairie by helping conserve this natural place for friends, family and future generations.

Your membership contribution is tax-deductible.

“Our aim is to direct most of our energies toward those people who wish to learn and be out-of-doors, love woody plants and will walk the land as to feel its presence, and understand what is around them.”

- Buz Brenton, Founder

Member Benefits

Free or reduced class and event fees at the Brenton Arboretum
Free or reduced admission / class fees at participating U.S. public gardens
Rental permissions for the Pavilion and the Vista Room
Invitations to exclusive member events
Newsletters and announcements

Membership Levels

Family            $50
Supporter       $150
Sustainer        $250
Benefactor      $500
Patron             $1000 or more

"TO JOIN or TO RENEW your membership online, please visit our Membership Donation Website."

The Brenton Arboretum
25141 260th Street
Dallas Center, Iowa 50063


If you have any questions or if you would like to purchase a gift membership please contact us at

Thank you!