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Past Projects

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South Fork Tribal Community Tree Planting

South Fork

October 3rd, 2023

We joined South Fork for a Tribal community tree planting. We planted 18 trees, from Blue Spruce and lilac to fruit trees near the hoop houses.

Thank you Dallas Smales, Andi Porreca, NDF and Gerry Miller our Elko Board member for helping with logistics!

Soil Palooza

Reno

September 30th, 2023

We joined Urban Roots and Earth and Seeds for the second year of Soil Palooza, an annual regenerative farming educational and community event!

Fruit Tree Planting

Reno

September 27th, 2023

We joined the City of Reno, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful and the Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce for a fruit tree planting at Miguel Ribera Park. Thank you to the 2023 Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class, U.S. Forest Service and Nevada Division of Forestry for logistical support and funding. Special thanks to UNLV and Matt Basile, Reno Urban Forester.

White Pine County Golf Course Small Tree Maintenance

Ely

August 17th, 2023

We helped with small tree maintenance at the White Pine County Golf Course

PBS Nevada Week with Amber Dixon interviews tree recipients

Las Vegas, Eastside

Aug 7th, 2023

Ely Western Shoshone Tree Giveaway & Tree Planting

Ely

July 18th, 2023

All Friends Animal Sanctuary Tree Planting in honor of Regan Russell

Las Vegas

June 24th, 2023

We joined Las Vegas Animal Save, All Friends Animal Sanctuary, Chef Louie’s Vegan Food, Erbs Vegan Kitchen and Vegan Keda Veggie Eats for a beautiful event honoring Regan Russell including a tree planting.

Searchlight Tree Giveaway

Searchlight

June 14th, 2023

 

 

RTC urban heat study celebration

Las Vegas, East Side

May 12th, 2023

We joined Clark County and Get Outdoors Nevada at Joe Shoong Park to celebrate the RTC’s urban heat study. 

MMIW 5k Prayer Run / Walk

Las Vegas, Tule Springs

May 7th, 2023

We participated in the Inaugural Debra BlackCrow City proclamation for Missing & Murdered Indigenous Persons day of awareness with tree planting and 5k prayer run/walk. Organized by Her38roses, PLAN, Fifth Sun Project, City of Las Vegas Tule Springs and BlackCrow family.

 

(Note: This was not a Nevada Plants event, we just showed up in support!)

Plant a Seed Block Party

Las Vegas, Eastside

April 29th, 2023

We joined Mellow Karma for a block party with live music by Sojourner and Selektah Roots, a tree planting, as well as an opportunity for residents in zip codes 89101, 89110, 89104 to sign up for a free tree and irrigation system.

City of Las Vegas 2023 Arbor Day with Get Outdoors NV

Las Vegas

April 28th, 2023

To celebrate arbor day, we planted trees with City of Las Vegas and Get Outdoors NV.

(Note: This was not a Nevada Plants event, we just showed up in support!)

Tree Risk Assessment Training

Las Vegas

April 24th-26th, 2023

We hosted a Tree Risk Assessment Training. 20 people tested for Tree Risk Assessor. Folks came from 5 counties to participate and learn about mature trees.

Earth Day Las Vegas

Las Vegas

April 22nd, 2023

We celebrated Earth Day with the City of Las Vegas and Raow Raow Collective at the Third Street Promenade, featuring live musical performances, DJs, a drum circle, Native and African dancing, and live art.

Walker River Paiute Tribe Tree Planting

Walker River

April 22nd, 2023

We planted apple trees and lilac bushes for Walker River Paiute Tribe.

 

Photo credit Jefferson Emm

Garden Farms at Perkins and Hummel Elem Schools

North Las Vegas & Paradise

April 21st, 2023

We joined Garden Farms to plant trees at Perkins Elementary and Hummel Elementary.

Searchlight Community Celebration

Searchlight

April 15th, 2023

We planted trees during the Searchlight Community Celebration honoring Avi Kwa Ame National Monument.

 

Photo credit Nancy Olds

Southwest Gas BLUE School Garden Upgrade

North Las Vegas

April 1st, 2023

We partnered with Southwest Gas for their first BLUE event of the year supporting healthy and sustainable communities. We planted more than 80 trees and plants around the campus, installed a butterfly and sensory garden, and spread 38 tons of landscape rock.

US Fish and Wildlife tree and shrub planting for pupfish

Shoshone, California

March 24th & 25th

We planted native plants along a 475-foot segment of restored stream channel on private land, in Shoshone, California to help restore and enhance the riparian habitat of the Shoshone Springbrook from CA 127 downstream into the Shoshone Wetlands. We aim to expand the current range of the Shoshone pupfish which was once believed to be extinct.

Giving Garden One Year Anniversary Celebration

Las Vegas, Eastside

March 12th, 2023

It’s been one year since the Solidarity Fridge began its delicious garden space. My, they have grown! Victoria Flores and partners expanded the giving garden, planted more fruit trees, created a block party  of available fruit with her neighbors. Our first Block Party gave 29 residents fruit trees! Special thanks to Master Gardener Yutaka Nomura who gave a talk on fruit tree pruning. Big thanks to all who came to plant.

Sunday Solidarity Tree Planting

Las Vegas, Historic Westside

February 26th, 2023

We joined Las Vegas DSA during their monthly Sunday Solidarity mutual aid event for our second planting with Al Ma’un and Masjid As-Sabur in the Historic Westside.

Arturo Cambiero Elementary School Tree Planting

Las Vegas, Eastside

February 18th, 2023

We partnered with Farmer Pete from 702 Gardens, The Solidarity Fridge, Fifth Sun Project, UNLV Campus Community Garden, ViraGrow, Slow Food Las Vegas, Desert Secret Garden, East Las Vegas Seed Share, Terra Firma Organics, and UNR Extension to plant fruit trees at Arturo Cambiero Elementary School.

The Obodo Collective Planting

Las Vegas, Historic Westside

November 5th 2022

We partnered with Rise Up Nevada Education, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, and Housing Assistance Corp. to help The Obodo Collective put the finishing touches on their urban farm in Las Vegas’ Historic Westside.

Stewart Place Park Planting & Giveaway

Las Vegas, East Side

October 29th, 2022

Thank you Clark County Commissioner Tick Segerblom and City of Las Vegas Councilwoman Olivia Díaz for the support, to our partners Sierra Club, Chispa Nevada, XL Landscape, ASLA Nevada, Southwest Gas, US Forest Service, and Nevada Division of Forestry, and the neighborhood who said YES to almost 90 trees!

Eco-Topia

Las Vegas

October 2nd, 2022

We tabled at Eco-topia and donated an artichoke agave to Ferguson’s Downtown in remembrance of the victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival tragedy. Remembering the tragedy, the loved ones, the survivors, the first responders, all medical staff and all the extended family, and all those who continue on the path of recovery.

 

“From the darkest night comes the strongest light”

 

Special thanks to Starla Newcomb for creating Eco-Topia, and asking us to attend. We raffled off an apple and pomegranate tree, and had lots of fun with partners and met new friends. We learned a lot from urban farmers David the Green Samaritan and Farmer Jen, and met new groups who are ready to plant!

Ely Western Shoshone Planting

Ely

July 28th, 2022

We planted 40 trees with the Ely Western Shoshone. There was strong support from hard working youth, residents, teachers, Tribal staff, Tribal police and a special shout out to Tribal Chair Diana Buckner and Ely Tree Board Bill Wolf for partnering with Nevada Plants.

Baker Tree Planting & Giveaway

Baker

July 16th, 2022

We gave away 25 red apple trees grown by White Pine High School as well as planted trees at the Baker School and the Stargazer Inn Meditation Garden.

Regan Russell Memorial Evening

Las Vegas

June 25th, 2022

We planted a memorial tree at All Friends Animal Sanctuary LV to honor Regan Russell, a Canadian animal activist killed while trying to save others. The documentary “There Was A Killing” was shown after the planting along with a vegan potluck.

East Side Fruit & Shade Tree Giveaway

Las Vegas, East Side

June 4th, 2022

With the help of Commissioner Tick Segerblom, we gave away 70 trees to residents of food deserts and heat island areas.

Earth Day Las Vegas

Las Vegas

April 22nd, 2022

We joined Raow Raow & The City of Las Vegas to celebrate Earth day with a free, all ages block party featuring live music, live art, and more!