Advisory Committee

The Ambler Arboretum Advisory Committee meets at least quarterly and its purpose is to advise and counsel the Ambler Arboretum Director.

Members engage in strategic planning for the Arboretum, provide information that may impact the Arboretum, lead and assist efforts to obtain funding for the maintenance and enhancement of the gardens and grounds and provide leadership and commitment to Temple University Ambler and the Ambler Arboretum.

The Advisory Committee is comprised of no more than 20  external members who are interested and passionate about the mission and vision of the Ambler Arboretum. Members often bring experise and skills, which help the Arboretum to reach and maintain its goals and visions. 

The Ambler Arboretum Advisory Committee played a key role in the concept and establishment of the Albright Winter Garden, the Colibraro Conifer Garden and a deer protection system in the gardens. They've also supported students as summer garden workers, supported and promoted the annual plant sale, and have marketed and promotioned of the Arboretum as a whole.

For more information on how to become a member of the Arboretum Advisory Committee, contact Eric Rivera, at 267-468-8011 or