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A visitors guide to the University of Nevada, Reno Arboretum
A visitors guide to the University of Nevada, Reno Arboretum


 
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Title: A visitor's guide to the University of Nevada, Reno Arboretum

Author: James W. Hulse, Cheryll Glotfelty, and Rod Haulenbeek
Year: 2018
Series: published by University of Nevada Press
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Format: 125 pages, 206 color photos, 6 x 10 inches
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ISBN: 978-1943859320

A Nevada State Arboretum, the University of Nevada, Reno campus is home to more than 3,000 trees representing more than 250 species and varieties. This attractive guidebook introduces readers to the university's beautiful campus and its botanical treasures. It captures the charm of the campus in all four seasons and illustrates how the grounds of the university have evolved over the years. Features include:

  • A comprehensive map with distinct tour locations throughout the University of Nevada, Reno campus
  • Nineteen family-friendly interactive tree hunts to help locate more than fifty different tree species
  • More than 100 contemporary color and archival photographs highlighting the history and splendor of the university and its landscaping

This interactive and knowledgeable exploration showcases the campus's ecological diversity and interesting tree species and will appeal to first-time visitors as well as longtime residents.

Copyright 2018 by University of Nevada Press

About the Authors

James W. Hulse, alumnus of University of Nevada, Reno, taught for 35 years as a member of the university'’s history department faculty. Hulse is the author of several books, including Great Basin Mosaic, Nevada'’s Environmental Legacy: Progress or Plunder, The Silver State: Nevada’'s Heritage Reinterpreted (now in its 3rd edition), Reinventing the System: Higher Education in Nevada, 1968–2000.

Cheryll Glotfelty is an English professor at the University of Nevada, Reno and editor of Literary Nevada: Writings from the Silver State. She became chair of the University of Nevada, Reno Arboretum Board in 2014, and since then has become obsessed by trees and passionate about the arboretum.

Rod Haulenbeek, also known as "The Tree Hunter," spent a 20-year career in the oil industry. Since then he has published two books about trees, is heavily involved in the Nevada Big Tree Program, and has completed tree inventories for the Nevada Division of Forestry of over 15,000 trees with over 200 species. His certifications include Master Gardener, Tree Worker, Arborist, and Tree Risk Assessment.

University of Nevada, Reno Arboretum website:
https://www.unr.edu/arboretum

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