Adkins Arboretum’s mission is to promote the appreciation and conservation of
the native plants of the Delmarva Peninsula. The Arboretum’s diverse setting of
woodlands, meadows, wetlands, streams, and gardens serves as a model for land
management and ecological restoration. Through its educational, research,
cultural, and recreational programs, the Arboretum strives to inspire its
community to adopt land stewardship practices for a healthier and more beautiful