View of the Reno Sparks night skyline from Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
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Free 4-week course covers basics of gardening and plant life at the May Arboretum.
Media Release
For Immediate Release
www.washoecounty.us
Contact: Bill Carlos
bcarlos@washoecounty.us
775.785.4153
13-021

Reno, Nevada. Feb. 25, 2013. Learn how volunteers help care for Washoe County's arboretum and public gardens from the roots up when the Wilbur D. May Arboretum offers a series of volunteer and horticulture training classes during the month of March.

Classes will cover a variety of volunteer activities from plant and soil care to garden tours. The first class is 9 a.m. Tuesday, Mar. 5 and classes are scheduled for every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning during the month of March. For the complete class schedule, visit www.washoecountyparks.com. Space is limited, so call Regional Parks Volunteer Coordinator Denise Evans at (775) 823-6525 to register for the training.

What: May Arboretum Volunteer Training Course

When: First class at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Mar. 5; classes scheduled every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning in March

Where: Ranch House at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra Street, Reno

Contact: Denise Evans, Volunteer Coordinator, at (775) 823-6525

Details: For the complete class schedule, visit www.washoecountyparks.com. Space is limited so please call to reserve your seat.

The Wilbur D. May Arboretum and Botanical Garden is a living museum and active educational resource, illustrating how plant life adapts and survives in the rugged climate between the Sierra Nevada and Great Basin. The Arboretum was created in 1982 with funding from the Wilbur D. May Foundation. The Arboretum enjoys continued support from the Wilbur D. May Foundation, members of the May Arboretum Society and the community at large.

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EVENT DATES
  • Tuesday, March 05, 2013: 9 - 11 a.m.
    Ranch House, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra St., Reno
  • Wednesday, March 06, 2013: 9 - 11 a.m.
    Ranch House, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra St., Reno
  • Thursday, March 07, 2013: 9 - 11 a.m.
    Ranch House, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra St., Reno
  • Friday, March 08, 2013: 9 - 11 a.m.
    Ranch House, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra St., Reno
  • Wednesday, March 13, 2013: 9 - 11 a.m.
    Ranch House, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra St., Reno
  • Thursday, March 14, 2013: 9 - 11 a.m.
    Ranch House, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra St., Reno
  • Friday, March 15, 2013: 9 - 11 a.m.
    Ranch House, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra St., Reno
  • Wednesday, March 20, 2013: 9 - 11 a.m.
    Ranch House, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra St., Reno
  • Thursday, March 21, 2013: 9 - 11 a.m.
    Ranch House, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra St., Reno
  • Friday, March 22, 2013: 9 - 11 a.m.
    Ranch House, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra St., Reno
  • Wednesday, March 27, 2013: 9 - 11 a.m.
    Ranch House, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra St., Reno
  • Tuesday, April 02, 2013: 9 - 11 a.m.
    Ranch House, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra St., Reno