Oak Leaf Circle

The Brenton Arboretum is deeply grateful to those who give with uncommon generosity.

Our board of directors established the The Oak Leaf Circle in 2019 to recognize and thank our most generous donors. We hope that your love of nature and passion for trees will inspire you to become a member of this group of like-minded philanthropists.

Your donation of $500 or more provides one year of Oak Leaf Circle benefits:

  • Invitations to two exclusive Oak Leaf Circle social and cultural events (except during times of COVID restrictions)
  • A free full-day rental of the Pavilion* and a free half-day Vista Room rental*
  • A complimentary Arboretum tour led by the Executive Director*
  • Recognition in Arboretum publications
  • All of the standard member benefits:
    • Free Arboretum admission for dogs
    • Free or reduced rates for programs and events
    • The opportunity to rent Arboretum facilities for personal use*
    • A 10% discount at Harvey’s Greenhouse in Adel
    • A one-time 10% discount from White Flower Farm
    • Free or reduced admission to other participating institutions via the American Horticulture Society’s Reciprocal Admission Program
    • A subscription to either Better Homes & Gardens or Martha Stewart Living

*Please note that rentals and tours require advance reservations.

To become a part of the Oak Leaf Circle, please follow the link below to make a gift of $500 or more.

The Brenton Arboretum can also accept donations in other forms including gifts of stock, charitable fund donations, Endow Iowa gifts, etc. Click here to learn more about the Arboretum’s Advanced Giving Program.

If you prefer to mail a check to us, please send it to:

The Brenton Arboretum
Attn: Oak Leaf Circle
25141 260th Street
Dallas Center, IA 50063