Been to the Arboretum lately?
Become A Member or Renew Your Membership
has undergone a transformation over the past few years
thanks to member dues and contributions. Many new
specimens have been planted, and improved watering
systems have resulted in flourishing growth to the
collections. Informative plant labels have been placed
on many of the trees
plants. Did you know that the Cactus and
Succulent Garden is now part of the Arboretum? Come take
a walk and see what you’ve been missing!
Arboretum offers something for everyone. It is a
beautiful botanical garden with walking trails and
benches, a place for outdoor lectures within walking
distance of campus classrooms, a quiet and relaxing
study and picnicking area for students and staff. The
sciences, photography, physical education, anthropology,
art, performing arts, and communication classes have
used the Arboretum as a place for field trips and
research. The valuable coastal sage scrub preserve,
archeological sites and exchange programs with other
botanical gardens have enriched community and student
than ever, we need members to ensure that the Arboretum
develops into a first class botanical garden. Please
become a member of the Friends of the Palomar College
In addition to your tax
deductible membership, here are a few additional
Annual campus parking
permit for community members is optional and
will cost an additional $30 with membership.
You cannot be enrolled in classes to qualify
for the 1 year parking permit. That includes
both credit and zero unit classes.
Here to read about parking permit policies.
Read More about the parking permit
Free workshops, tours,
lectures, events and activities.
10% discount at
Arboretum plant sales.
Note to Palomar
The Arboretum Committee
Meetings, Lectures & Workshops qualify for
faculty Professional Development credit.
Sign-up with the Professional Development
100% of your donations
and membership fees benefit the Palomar
The Friends of the
Palomar College Arboretum will be giving two
student scholarships. And your generous
donations and membership fees are also used
to employ student workers in the Arboretum.
100% of your donations and membership fees benefit the
Palomar College Arboretum.
Call or email Elaine Armstrong at (760) 744-1150
Four Ways to Help Support the Palomar
Become a member of the Friends of
the Palomar College Arboretum.
Become an Arboretum Volunteer
Make a Donation to the Arboretum
Become an Arboretum Committee
Join the Friend of the Palomar College Arboretum!
here to open a copy of our Membership and Donation Form (pdf file)
Print and fill-out membership form. Please mail your
form & check to the Foundation office. You also have a
choice of making a credit card
Palomar College Foundation Office
% Pauline Riley
1140 W. Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
Palomar College Employees may use payroll deduction to pay
Payroll Deduction Form (pdf file)
Thank you for your support, donations and membership to the
Friends of the Palomar College Arboretum!