Arboretums are pieces of nature where carefully and correctly gathered plant taxa, mostly trees and woody plants, and which are identified in terms of origin-age are raised and displayed in properly selected areas with the aim of scientific research studies and observation. From a different point of view, herbariums are alive plant museums which are formed and organised with knowledge, labour and patience and which are heavily used for scientific and educational purposes.
Foundation traces of Arboretum on earth go beyond the centuries and functions of them diversify in many aspects. These are; making contributions to raise awareness of protecting environment by giving education to public and the students for each grade, from primary school to university. Besides, it is duty of Atatürk Arboretum to introduce people to the exotic and endemic plants which are gathered all around the world under the convenience of climate without the need for expensive and long journeys and to give the opportunity to select the ones which have adornment value among them, to take the endangered species under protection, to make studies about adaptability of foreign origin species to our country.
Adres / Address:
İstanbul Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi Atatürk Arboretumu Sarıyer Köyü, 34450 İstanbul
Telefon / Phone:
+90 212 226 19 29 (Randevu için)
+90 212 226 23 35 (Bilgi için)
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