LSU’s Hilltop Arboretum is among 33 arboretums featured in “Trees Live Here: The Arboretums of America” by Susan McDougall.

“I’m passionate about trees. To share my love of these ‘places for trees’ through this book fulfills a real dream,” said McDougall.

The book also covers the history of arboretums in America, their landscape architects to creating a greener and healthier world, current issues and challenges, and information for visitors. To learn more about Hilltop, 1185 Highland Road, visit