U arboretum launches public fundraiser

By: Ethan Nelson

On Tuesday, the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum kicked off one of its largest public fundraising campaigns in the nearly 60 years since its opening.

The arboretum, which has already raised nearly $45 million from private donors since 2011, hopes to make an additional $15 million from public contributions to fund new renovations and attractions for visitors.

Projects in the works include a pollinator center, an expanded conservatory, a Chinese garden and new roads and walkways, said Judy Hohmann, the arboretum’s marketing director.

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