Volunteer at the Arboretum

There are many interesting and fun activities for volunteers to consider and they all contribute to making the Arboretum a better, more interesting and educational place to visit. Call us at 626-7989 or e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will get right back to you and discuss how you can contribute.  

Here’s a list of projects that we need help with starting now!

  • Bulk mailings – organizing and assembling
  • Food prep and serving – for various events throughout the year
  • Dog sledding support
  • Event set up and prep - set up chairs, tables, signs, etc.
  • Painting – several rooms and walls need a fresh coat
  • Spackling – walls need holed puttied, sanded and painted
  • Watering plants – our Visitors Center “forest” always needs watering
  • Recycling – several related projects…scrap metal…card board, etc.
  • Pruning – ongoing needs from apple to chestnut and everything in-between
  • Trail work
  • Carpentry
  • Re-positioning granite benches
  • Landscaping
  • Up-dating kiosk contents
  • Laying out community gardens
  • Garden care

This is a short list and there are many other projects and efforts that could use your gift of time and skills.  Give us a call 626-7989 and we will be happy to discuss your interests. The Arboretum is a great place to spend time any time of the year.