For over 8 years the Friends of the High Plains Arboretum has been working to make this arboretum a reality. The Friends of the High Plains Arboretum is a subcommittee of the Friends of the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens. With help from the Friends of the High Plains Arboretum, the USDA and the city of Cheyenne entered into an agreement that returns 62 acres of land from a USDA lease back to the control of Cheyenne. This acreage will be the basis of the future High Plains Arboretum and will be operated by the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens with assistance from the City of Cheyenne Urban Forestry division. The arboretum is about five miles northwest of downtown Cheyenne.
High Plains Arboretum agreement reached.
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