News and Events

Delamare Building

The UNR Arboretum sends out a newsletter called "The Arborist".

  • Do you have a tree story that you just need to share? Email the editor at for the possibility of being in the next newsletter.

Past Issues:

"The Arborist" Spring 2016

"The Arborist" Fall 2016

The University Arboretum also  hosts events throughout the year. If you would like to subscribe to the University Arboretum Events listserve, email


UNR Arboretum Tree Talk Series:

Tree Tour Flyer

2017-2018 Tree Talks:

  •  Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.  Evert Broderick (TMCC botany professor, expert on edible wild plants) on human uses for western chokecherry and Jeffrey pine. (MIKC 422, Leonard Room)
  • Wed., Nov. 8, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.  Dale Carlon (certified arborist) on tree inventorying. (MIKC 422, Leonard Room)
  • Mon., Feb. 5, noon   Michelle Roberts (adjunct professor of anthropology) on "Trees and Religion in Southeast Asia." (MIKC 305N)
  • Early March, date TBA   Jerry Tiehm (botanist, Director of the Natural History Museum) on UNR's herbarium, research, and the natural history museum-a tour. (FA 300G + Natural History Museum)
  • Monday, April 2, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.   Tom Stapleton (certified arborist) on his research on albino redwoods and cold-tolerant redwoods. (MIKC 422, Leonard Room)
  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.    Daniel Inouye (Branch Chief, Air Quality Management Division, Washoe County Health Dept.) on the connection between trees and human health, emphasizing air pollution. (MIKC 422, Leonard Room)

For more information, please call (775) 784-4528

Bad Weather? Email Cheryll Glotfelty ( for information.


Past Events:

Planting of four new tree species to help diversify the UNR Arboretum campus

planting tree 2

planting tree 1