Forest: 30.6 ha, including secondary forest and older growth dominated by American beech and black oak.
Designed Gardens: 2 ha, including 12 cultivated gardens.
Aquatic and Wetland Environments:
Two ephemeral streams
Wetlands: 0.9 ha
Floodplain: 8.2 ha
Meadows: 2.5 ha
Turf: 14 ha
Impervious Surface: 2 ha
Please contact us for current restrictions on facility usage due to Covid-19.
Facilities include equipped research laboratories, greenhouse, research garden, outdoor research array, office and meeting space for visiting scholars, and a 450-gallon aquaponics facility that is accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Care (AALAC). A trail system helps researchers, students, and visitors access our forest ecosystems.
Instructional and Conference Spaces
A suite of smart classrooms and conference spaces and a 300-seat auditorium are available for instruction and collaboration.
The Ambler Field Station is outfitted to support field research and courses, offering a variety of field and laboratory equipment for shared usage.
Field Station users have access to our fully-equipped Technology Center, with over 65 computer workstations, specialized software (e.g., Lumion, GIS), 3D printers, and capacity for large-scale printing, plotting and scanning. Wifi is also available in academic buildings and designed gardens.
An on-site library provides full access to the Temple University Library System.
Residence Hall and Food Service
Accommodations are available in an on-site residence hall with capacity for 50 people. During the academic year, food may be purchased from our on-campus convenience store, Diamond General.
Recreational facilities are available for use, including, indoor and outdoor basketball courts, gym, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, weight room, and playing fields for baseball, softball and soccer.