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ACA Receives Tree Canada and Home Hardware Community Tree Grant

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

What a fantastic day for the Town of Aurora! The Aurora Community Arboretum (ACA), one of the more popular attractions in our town, was recognized for receiving the Tree Canada and Home Hardware Community Tree Grant at an event held on Friday ... READ MORE

Open Trails Day June 24

Monday, June 18, 2018

The Aurora Community Arboretum is pleased to take part in Open Trails Day June 24th, 2018 While our trail system is always ‘open’ to the public,Activate Aurorawants to help people who are unfamiliar with the Trails system to: Enjoy a strol ... READ MORE

Targeting the European Buckthorn Invader

Monday, November 21, 2016

On Friday, November 18th, a beautiful fall day, a small group of Arboretum volunteers gathered at the pine forest behind the Town Hall to tackle an invader. The target species - European Buckthorn. This is a small tree with berries and thorns.  ... READ MORE

2016 Bird Tour

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Many thanks to Mike van den Tillaart, an avid birder and member of the York-Simcoe Naturalists (, who led a bird tour through the Aurora Community Arboretum on Saturday, October 22nd. Despite the cold a ... READ MORE

2016 Tree Appreciation Tour

Thursday, October 27, 2016

While the weather was questionable the trees were radiant! On Saturday Sept. 17, 2016, the Aurora Community Arboretum hosted its first ever Tree Appreciation Tour in their now 20 year old Arboretum. The 30 or so participants, including  ... READ MORE