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A living classroom for the Acadia Community and the public focusing on conservation of the wild flora of the Acadian Forest Region.


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The Gardens are sweet with the smell of wild roses!
Come see these smiling faces this Saturday May 6 9am-12 at our annual native plant sale. #friendsoftheacadianforest
We had so much fun playing in the woods yesterday with Acadia School of Ed students. They used all of their senses to see, hear, smell and touch the beauty of the Acadian Forest. #acadiau
Spring is in full swing in our glasshouse at Acadia University. Stop in for some warmth! #acadiau
Step into the tropics for the day on Saturday for the valley orchid growers Orchid Show in the Conservatory. #acadiau
We are open all winter. Get outside and enjoy the forest in the snow. Enter through the main gates on University Ave., side entrances are closed for the winter.
As the snow falls outside Acadia students from the Fork and Farm club are getting ready to harvest fresh lettuce from the greenhouse. #acadiau
Thanks to our lovely volunteer group The Friends of the Acadian Forest for decorating our tree with their handmade natural ornaments. Stop by and see if you can find the Christmas slug made out of milkweed and acorns! #acadiau #oldfashionedchristmas #doitinwolfville
We received our first dusting of snow but we're still open daily from dawn to dusk. Don't let  winter keep you inside. Take a hike outside today! #getoutside #botanicalgardens
Our Ginkgo tree is shining through the morning fog. Did you know that Ginkgo trees have been found in fossil records dating back 270 million years? #ginkgobiloba
Get outside for some good old fashioned leaf crunching today and feel happy to be in the land of the red maple! #proudtobecanadian #getoutside
#uncommoncommonart is winding down for 2016. Visit stop 5 at Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens #acadiau before they fly away!