For Immediate Release
Contact: Amy Ventetuolo
Reno, Nev. April 23, 2018. The May Arboretum Staff, May Arboretum Society, Rail City Garden Center and News Talk 780 KOH will come together for the “Keep it Clean and Green” annual spring clean-up day at Washoe County’s Wilbur May Arboretum on Saturday, April 28, 2018, and they just need you.
“Keep it Clean and Green” at the Wilbur May Arboretum is an all-age volunteer event with hands-on work throughout Washoe County’s only public garden. “This annual event in the garden is special because it will benefit thousands of other arboretum visitors throughout the year,” says Bill Carlos, Arboretum Horticulturist.
What: “Keep it Clean and Green” Volunteer Spring Clean-Up Day at the Wilbur May Arboretum
When: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018
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
Everything needed for the cleanup will be supplied including refreshments, however the Arboretum asks that volunteers please bring their favorite gardening gloves.
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.