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Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Current Volunteers

Volunteers in the Learning GardensWelcome to the Chadwick Arboretum Volunteer Page!

Here, you can currently find information in this order: 

  • Volunteer Orientation Materials and paperwork
  • The link to Hands on Connect
  • Volunteer Updates and previous newsletters

*If you are not currently signed up as a Chadwick Arboretum Volunteer, but would like to become one, please fill out our volunteer application here


Chadwick Arboretum Volunteer Orientation Materials

Click on each bullet point to open each document.  Please return photo release and release of claims to Julia Wilson in person or via email:

        Please email Julia at for the zoom invite if you plan to attend, or reach out for a separate meeting time.  

Hands on Connect

       This is your platform for entering volunteer hours and finding new projects to volunteer.

       Start by creating an account. Simple instructions can be found here (opens a PDF). 


       Questions? No problem! Please email Julia at for a meeting time. 


Volunteer Updates and Newsletters


    Sign up to help at the Spring Plant Sale! Click on the red button to begin signing up.


2022 Newsletters

Recordings of past Volunteer Meetings

All-Volunteer Plant Sale Meeting: Monday, March 28 at 5:30 p.m. 

     *Note, the meeting recording started about 10 minutes into the meeting.  Watch the meeting recording here     


All-Volunteer Meeting for 2022

The 2022 All-Volunteer Meeting occurred Wednesday, January 26 at 6:00 p.m. This is one meeting we really hope you will watch before starting your volunteering this year. Lots of good information will be shared to orient us all into the season ahead!  Watch the recording: All-Volunteer 2022 Meeting 

All-Volunteer Cultivar Trials Meeting for 2022
Any Chadwick Volunteer interested in joining in to our Cultivar Trials project this year will want to attend this introductory session on how you can help take a role in this impactful garden this year. Watch the recording here. 


Lane Ave. Volunteers