News and Events

Image of a garden with green hedges and trees with a field lined with green trees in the distance

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

Free Movie!
The Gardens of Piet Oudolf

Piet Oudolf has radically redefined what gardens can be. Through poetic cinematography and unique access, FIVE SEASONS will reveal all that Piet sees, and celebrate all that we as viewers have been unable to see.

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 23
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: University of Nevada, Reno Joe Crowley Student Union Theater, 3rd floor
Free popcorn and raffle prizes!

Following the movie there will be a panel discussion with local plant experts:

Lisa Braginton, Plant Doctor, Moana Nursery
Leslie Lyles, Stewardship Horticultural
John Strickland, Washoe Zephyr Gardens

The Arboretum Board at the University of Nevada, Reno wishes to thank the following for their support:

ASLA Nevada
Joe Crowley Student Union
May Arboretum
Moana Nursery

Sponsored by the University of Nevada, Reno Arboretum Board

Parking is available on the first floor of the Brian Whalen Parking Garage for $1.50/hr & $3 daily parking permits will be available on the top floor of the West Stadium Parking Complex after 3:30 p.m.

For more information, please call (775) 682-5203

Bad Weather? Email Serenity Smile ( for information.

Past Events:

Planting of four new tree species to help diversify the University of Nevada, Reno Arboretum campus

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