The Carson City Shade Tree Council advises the Carson City Board of Supervisors on all tree related issues involving public, commercial, industrial, business and residential areas. They also do training seminars, Arbor Day events and special tree related projects.
Located in the Las Vegas Wash, this is a riparian corridor in an urban area providing habitat to more than 300 fish and wildlife species, and close to 300 species of upland, riparian and wetland plants. The Nature Preserve features two miles of concrete walking trails, graveled secondary trails, a bird viewing blind, ponds, trail markers, and aesthetic views of the nearby alluvial fan and mountains of Rainbow Gardens.
This BMP guide is the work of Nevada Shades of Green, a local committee of professional arborists, landscape architects, air quality specialists, city and county planners and educators. The Guide was developed as part of the Nevada Shades of Green project to improve the quality of life for Nevada residents by providing increased awareness about the value of community trees in improving air quality to key decision makers, developers and communities.
A nonprofit, statewide division of the University and Community College System of Nevada, the Desert Research Institute pursues a full-time program of basic and applied environmental research on a local, national, and international scale.
100-acre site is home to thousands of migratory waterfowl as well as numerous resident desert birds. There are nine ponds available for birding, surrounded by both paved (3/4 mile long) and soft surfaces. Expect to do a lot of walking, bring water, a hat, and wear sunscreen. The Preserve has binoculars available for loan.
Southern Nevada Arborist Group (SNAG), a nonprofit corporation, promotes the proper selection, planting, care and maintenance of trees. Site lists activities and Tree Appraisal Ratings for southern Nevada.
80 acres are landscaped with trees, shrubs, and turf, including a two acre Xeric Gardens. The grounds are often referred to as the Emerald in the Desert. Featured areas of interest, tour information and tree walks.
1985 Legislation established arboreta at both the Reno and Las Vegas campuses of the University of Nevada. The plantings at the Reno Arboretum represent over 60 genera and about 200 species, many with several cultivars present. The website lists featured areas of interest, tree walks and activities.
Truckee Meadows Urban Forestry Coalition is a coalition of local government, non-profit organizations and conservation groups have develop developed tree selection lists and caring for trees in the Reno-Sparks area.