Volunteer in our Labs, Seedbank, and Greenhouses

To volunteer with the Plant Conservation Program Headquarters based in Chaska you must become a volunteer of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Please specify in your application that you have an interest in working with the Plant Conservation Program. More information on the process of becoming a volunteer and where to begin the application is located here. If you have questions about the process, contact the Arboretum Volunteer Center at arbvol@umn.edu or (612) 301-1203.


Project Orchid

For teachers interested in establishing a research classroom or school with Project Orchid contact our program coordinator, or apply here.

Randy Gage (MLA Education Department): gage0020@umn.edu


MN Plant Conservation Corps

Interested in exploring more of Minnesota? We are looking for volunteers to assists with field-based plant surveys, seed collections, and research.

To get involved, contact Amanda Weise: aweise@umn.edu