Community Engagement

Nursery manager added to committee combatting invasive species

Thu, January 09, 2020
Taylor Lewis, Nursery Manager at the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, was recently added to PlantRight’s Plant List Committee. On the committee Lewis will be assisting the organization in its commitment to stopping the sale of horticultural invasive plants.

Resolve to get outside, make a difference

Fri, December 27, 2019
The UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden is looking for volunteers! This could be your chance to not only work with nature, give back to the community and connect with new people, but also receive expert instruction and an opportunity to be involved hands-on projects that improve the local and regional environment. Deadline to apply is Friday, January 17, 2020.

Popular ginkgo tree showcases cross-cultural addiction

Thu, November 21, 2019
Art installation created by Rocio Perez, a student in Professor Robin Hill's Intermediate Sculpture Class entitled Addiction, 2019, features dozens of fake plaster cell phones hanging from a popular ginkgo tree in the UC Davis Arboretum's East Asian Collection.

New Naaay-bors Moooove in!

Thu, October 31, 2019
If you haven’t visited the Ruth Risdon Storer Garden in a while you may notice that there are areas ready for new plantings. That’s because a large part of the area was fenced off for an adjacent construction project to accommodate our Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital’s large animal blood donors!

Detour Allows for Completion of Accessible Path

Mon, October 28, 2019
Beginning in November, campus visitors to the Arboretum will encounter another, relatively small and short-term detour. Alternative paths and clear signage will make this re-route hassle-free.

Detour Near Putah Creek Lodge

Thu, October 10, 2019

Hello visitors! There's another detour in the Arboretum, but never fear—we've got an easy-to-follow map and signage in place to get you around the construction without any issues.

Plant Sale Detour Alert

Fri, September 27, 2019
We have just found out that there will be a detour in place during the time of some of our fall plant sales.