Mission & Strategies


In June of 2016, the Board of Directors approved a new strategic plan for the integrated organization. The strategic plan will guide everything we do, including the on-site experience, community outreach, research strategy and long-term planning.



Our Mission:

Advance and inspire a deeper understanding of plants to enhance life.


Our Vision:

Vibrant green communities and diverse native forests of the Great Lakes region will flourish and sustain life.

Learn more about the new strategic plan