Business Arboretum Application


1. Basic Information


2. Contact Information


3. Maintenance

If different from the contact name


4. Category


5. Description

Upload a 2-page-maximum narrative of the arboretum.


6. # of Tree Species

Please submit an Excel file Tree Listing (alphabetically by botanical name, then common name) before making labels.

Please also submit up to 5 photos of your arboreta site.


7. Signature


For Re-Certification

Submit a new application & fee to re-certify.

Every 3 years a Tennessee certified arboretum must be re-certified. This is required to retain arboretum status and to ensure that certification standards are maintained.

A certified arboretum that chooses not to re-certify will be required to remove and return the Certified Arboretum Sign(s).

Fee Schedule

(Certification, Re-Certification & Sponsorship)
Fees last for 3 years & are NOT refundable
Application fee includes 1 standard sign. You may buy extra standard signs or up-grade to custom sign of your own wording.

Business Arboretum: $500.00
Extra Sign + $35.00
Custom Sign + $40.00

Sponsor an Arboretum
Tree Level Sponsor, Helps 4 Arboreta: $1000
Sapling Level Sponsor, Helps 2 Arboreta: $500
Seedling Level Sponsor, Helps 1 Arboretum: $250

Please mail a check payable to TUFC to
TUFC Arboretum Certification Program
P.O. Box 58443 Nashville, TN 37205

Your application is not valid without our confirmation of payment.