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The Nasturtiums

The Nasturtiums is the name given to our team of dedicated Arboretum volunteers. They help us by planting, weeding, trimming, removing invasive species, and much more. Our gardens wouldn't look as beautiful as they do without their time and energy.

If you are interested in volunteering in the Arboretum and joining the Nasturtiums, please contact us at

Gustavus Student Organizations

If you are interested in volunteering at the Arboretum, please contact to inquire about events we could use your help with!

Past student volunteer events have included:

  • Invasive species pulls
  • Mulching
  • Tulip planting
  • Help with garden beds
  • Trash pick-ups
  • Providing support at our events (Egg Hunt, Fall Fest, Arb Scare, the Mystery Hike, Discover the Outdoors, etc.)