Located on the campus of   

Hamilton County Jr/Sr High School
1 Fox Lane * McLeansboro, IL  62859

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Mission Statement
The purpose of the arboretum is to provide residents of Hamilton County with an opportunity to experience the diversity of plants; to understand the inter-dependence of the communities they support and their use in the landscape.

The work on the arboretum and outdoor ecology classrooms is made possible through monies and services provided by Hamilton County Unit #10 Schools, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Shawnee Resource Conservation and Development Area, City of McLeansboro, St. James Episcopal Church, Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District-USDA, Modern Woodmen of America, Mrs. Auten's Desktop Publishing Class, George and Mary Slankard, Hamilton Co. School Foundation, 4-R Corporation: The Richard Rubenacker Families, Illinois Conservation Fund, Big Creek Excavation, Illinois Preservation Fund, Schoolyard Habitat Action Grant Program, Jadel Youth Fund, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Foundation, and through the hard work of many other students of Hamilton County Senior High School.

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                                       | 2010 Cameron Shelton| Updated 11-March-2010 |