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Peavy Arboretum

Peavy Arboretum
Lodge at Peavy
Type Arboretum
Location near Corvallis, Oregon, United States
Coordinates
Area 40-acre (16 ha)
Operated by Oregon State University
Status Open to the public

Peavy Arboretum (40 acres) is an arboretum operated by Oregon State University and located on Arboretum Road, Corvallis, Oregon. It is open to the public daily without charge.

The arboretum was dedicated by the university in 1926, operated as a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp from 1933–1942, and reverted to College of Forestry management in 1964.[1] While the CCC was active, they planted trees, expanded the nursery, constructed Cronemiller Lake, and built roads, trails, and firebreaks.

Contents

  • Plants 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Plants

Today the arboretum includes a variety of native and exotic woody plants, including:

Trail and sign at Peavy

Specimens are mapped and clearly labeled.

See also

References

  1. ^ "History of Peavy Arboretum".  

External links

  • Peavy Arboretum
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