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Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Current Volunteers

July 2024

                                                                                      July 2024


Log Hours On Hands on Connect : 

Important updates:
  • Note that we are closed on July 4 and have cancelled the volunteer sessions on July 5 for the Fourth of July.
  • All staff will be out of the office on July 15 and 26 for Professional Development. 
  • New parking protocols have begun. Please contact us if you did not receive the new instructions to park while you volunteer. 
Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities:  

New this year! Monthly, "Plant Picnic Talks" will cover a wide range of topics after the normal volunteer session has wrapped up for the day. Volunteers are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch at 11:00 a.m. to the garden site while learning about a garden/horticulture topic. You do not need to have volunteered at the session to attend! May picnics will include: 

  • Lane Ave Gardens: Tuesday, July 2:  Hostas, with Master Gardener Volunteer Cookie O'Neal
  • Lane Ave. Gardens: Tuesday, July 9: Weeds, with Horticulturist Anna Williamson
  • Arboretum North: Friday, July 12: Tree ID, with Chadwick Arboretum Director Laura Deeter
  • Learning Gardens: Thursday, July 18: Weeds, with MGV Joe Lansing


  • Upcoming Tours and Outreach Events 

  Tour requests have begun to come in for the spring season for all sorts of groups and garden areas around Chadwick. You can read about each tour group, sign up to lead a tour, or discover tours to shadow our always-updating signup here:



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