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LEARN

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Our Values:

Nature
Heritage
Discovery
Community

WHY AN ARBORETUM?

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WHAT IS AN ARBORETUM?

A place for trees

 

An arboretum is a specialized botanical garden devoted to specimen plantings of trees and shrubs.

 

It is a living museum for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of all people.

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WHERE IS THE ARBORETUM?

The Arboretum San Antonio will be located in the old Republic Golf Club Conveniently located on SE Military between I-37 and I-410 about a mile east of Brooks.

ABOUT THE SITE

● 188 acres total, Purchased in Nov 2023

● Strategic partnership with Brooks

● Many amenities align to an Arboretum:

○ Abundant mature trees, diverse species

○ Significant acreage out of floodplain

○ On the Salado Creek

○ Existing Cart paths (Approx 4 miles)

○ Water infrastructure - Large SAWS recycled water contract

○ SE Military Access, Main Entrance

○ Right of Way established for Greenway trails

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