Lady Bug on Tree

Each year, areas of campus are designated to be landscaped with plants that will enhance the Arboretum's collection. The Arboretum is an important feature of the University that relies on public support and donations to grow and develop. Not only do donations help grow the Arboretum, but they also help sustain and maintain it for future generations. Here are a few ways you can help:

Donate via the University's online Arboretum Donation site

To donate in check form, make your check out to UNR Foundation---Arboretum. Please send your check to:

              UNR Foundation
              University of Nevada, Reno
              Reno, NV  89557-0162

Donate with our Commemorative Tree Program*

Volunteer with us

Donations to the Arboretum will be used for projects such as:

  • Interpretive Signs
  • Development of New Areas
  • Development and Maintenance of Preexisting Areas 
  • Development of an Interactive Map

*Note: If the donor desires, the names of donors and honorees for Commemorative Trees will appear on the Commemorative Tree Program page on the Arboretum's website. The selection and maintenance of the plant material will be made by the Arboretum Board and the Facilities Department. All donors will receive a written acknowledgement of their contributions, which are fully tax deductible.