There are many interesting and fun activities for volunteers to consider and they all contribute to making the Arboretum a better, more interesting and educational place to visit. Call us at 626-7989, fill out this form, or e-mail us at and we will get right back to you and discuss how you can contribute.  



Here’s a list of projects that we need help with starting now!

  • Bulk mailings – organizing and assembling
  • Food prep and serving – for various events throughout the year
  • Dog sledding support
  • Event set up and prep - set up chairs, tables, signs, etc.
  • Painting – several rooms and walls need a fresh coat
  • Spackling – walls need holed puttied, sanded and painted
  • Watering plants – our Visitors Center “forest” always needs watering
  • Recycling – several related projects…scrap metal…card board, etc.
  • Pruning – ongoing needs from apple to chestnut and everything in-between
  • Trail work
  • Carpentry
  • Re-positioning granite benches
  • Landscaping
  • Up-dating kiosk contents
  • Laying out community gardens
  • Garden care

This is a short list and there are many other projects and efforts that could use your gift of time and skills. 

Give us a call 626-7989 or email at, and we will be happy to discuss your interests. The Arboretum is a great place to spend time any time of the year.