The May Arboretum Proudly Presents...

Vanishing Acts close upVanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat

Where: Wilbur D. May Arboretum & Botanical Garden
When: March 2, 2018 - June 10, 2018
Cost: Free!
Contact: Arboretum Educator, Danielle (775) 785-4153 or

What is global tree loss?  How can I help?  These questions and much more will be explored in the exhibit, Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat.  Created by the Morton Arboretum in partnership with the Global Trees Campaign, Vanishing Acts is an interpretive display that fosters awareness about trees that are threatened and endangered.  Visit the May Arboretum and explore the causes and impacts of global tree loss and what you can do to help.

For more information on the Vanishing Acts exhibit educational resources click here

Arboretum Volunteer Training: Horticulture Series


Where: Wilbur D. May Arboretum & Botanical Garden
When: February 27 - March 20, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays 9:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m. 
Cost: $15 - $75 depending on class registration and volunteer commitment
Contact: Volunteer Coordinator, Denise Evans or (775) 785-4512 x 107

Learn everything you need to know – and more – to become a volunteer at the Wilbur D. May Arboretum and Botanical Garden! This series of classes will expand your gardening knowledge with invaluable information specific to our high elevation Great Basin environment. Garden tours, demonstrations, and opportunities to practice what you’ve learned are included. Please note that topics and speakers are subject to change without notice. This series of classes is only offered once per year and space is limited so reserve your seat today!

2018 Class Schedule