Friends of Maxwell

Founded in 1992

The Friends of Maxwell Arboretum is one of two Friends Groups that support and help maintain excellence in Maxwell Arboretum.

The objective of this organization is to assist in the development and maintenance of Earl G. Maxwell Arboretum, an affiliate of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum.

Maxwell Vine Arbor
Maxwell Vine Arbor

The committee is charged with the responsibility to advise and assist the Campus Landscape Architect and the Director of Landscape Services in the development of the Maxwell Arboretum and in its relationships with Landscape Services and the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum.


  • Eileen Bergt
  • Ron Case
  • Wilbur Dasenbrock
  • G. Steven Ferris
  • T.E. Hartung
  • Peter Jensen
  • Gladys Jeurink
  • James Kendrick
  • Jim Locklear
  • Martin Massengale
  • Irvin Omtvedt
  • Howard & Margaret Ottoson
  • John Owens
  • Jane Wendorff
  • Jeff Culbertson


Donations for the care of Maxwell Arboretum can be directed to

UNL Garden Friends
P.O. Box 81501
Lincoln, NE 68501-1501


If you have questions about the Friends of Maxwell, call (402) 472-2679