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HOLIDAY (Thursday 11/27 - Friday 11/28) P&R Facility HOURSDimond Park Aquatic Center - Aqua Zumba cancelled until further notcieHOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE - Friday 11/21 from 4 to 5 pmStart Smart Basketball Registration - starts 11/8/14What's Happening in November with Parks & RecSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS WITH P&RTreadwell's skating scheduleTreadwell Arena Task Force InfoMt Jumbo Gym Receives Upgrade to gym lights! Thanks to Josh Anderson, Chatham Electric, IBEW Local 1547, Juneau Motocross Association and volunteers for making this project happenAUKE LAKE NOTICEDimond Park Aquatic Center P.F.D. Annual Pass Sale Ends December 31Augustus Brown Pool P.F.D. ANNUAL PASS SALE - ends December 31Follow the Treadwell Arena on Twitter!Follow the Parks department on Twitter!Follow Dimond Park Aquatic Center on Twitter!Follow AGB Pool on Twitter!Come see the new poolside climbing wall at AGB Pool!Youth Activities Board Meeting NoticeMt. Jumbo Gym is OPEN!Follow @ZachGordonYouth on Twitter!Off Highway Vehicles (OHV) Park informationFollow the Recreation Department on Twitter!Youth Basketball RegistrationWatch this amazing video about the Arboretum!Aquatics Facility Advisory BoardCope Park Master PlanParks & Recreation Advisory CommitteeSkating with the SchoolsJuneau Non-Motorized Transportation PlanJuneau Non-Motorized Transportation Plan MapsJensen-Olson Arboretum Advisory Board MeetingDimond Park Aquatic Center DesignParks & Recreation Comprehensive PlanSavikko Park Master Plan

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Juneau Empire monthly articles from Merrill Jensen

 

Will Clausen (Clausonii procerus) and Chelsie Harris (Argillia kenaiesis) have successfully cultivated, weeded, planted, collected, fertized and pruned for two seasons in every kind of weather - yes, even snow.  Their love for the plants and space is evident as you walk the well-tended grounds.  Welcoming visitors is also something they both enjoy doing.  When you see them working in the flower beds be sure to thank them for their hard work and devotion to Juneau's Arboretum!

Jensen Olson Arboretum Summer Employees

 

Check out "Potatoes with Deep Roots" in the Juneau Empire

 

Click on the link to watch an amazing video about the Arboretum created by Michael Kohan & Jessica Glass!


The site currently has a photo page. Follow the links below (or in the menu on the left) to access these pages.

Driving Directions
The Jensen-Olson Arboretum is located 23 miles north of downtown Juneau. In an area known locally as “out the Road”, the Arboretum is just past Mile 23 on Glacier Highway. Watch for the square green mile markers on the shoulder of the road. Just after Mile 22, you will pass the Shrine of St. Therese. Continue on seven-tenths of a mile, passing Mile 23 and look for the Arboretum sign. Turn left and follow the short land to the small parking area.

The Arboretum is open year round to the public at no charge, Wednesday– Sunday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

For more information call 907.789.0139