For Immediate Release
Contact: Denise Evans
Reno, Nev. April 24, 2017. The May Arboretum Staff, May Arboretum Society and Rail City Garden Center is in need of volunteers for the “Keep it Clean and Green” annual spring clean-up day at Washoe County’s Wilbur May Arboretum this Saturday, April 29.
“Keep it Clean and Green” at the Wilbur May Arboretum is an all-age volunteer event with hands-on work throughout the County’s public garden. “Join us for a day in the garden that will benefit thousands of other arboretum visitors throughout the year,” says Bill Carlos, Arboretum Horticulturist.
“Our community garden is a county treasure that we all get to enjoy,” says Washoe County Commissioner, Kitty Jung. “My hope is that people will come out to help, have a great time and leave knowing their work is something we can all take pride in.”
Everything needed for the cleanup will be supplied including refreshments, however the Arboretum asks that volunteers please bring their favorite gardening gloves.
What: “Keep it Clean and Green” volunteer spring clean-up day at the Wilbur D. May Arboretum
When: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. this Saturday, April 29
Where: Wilbur D. May Arboretum, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
1595 N. Sierra Street, Reno
Details: An all-age volunteer event with hands-on work throughout the County’s public garden. Contact: To volunteer, please call Denise Evans at (775) 785-4512 x107
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 is located in Rancho San Rafael Regional Park and is operated and managed by Washoe County through its Community Services Department. The Arboretum benefits by continued support from the Wilbur D. May Foundation, members of the May Arboretum Society and the community at large.