Pinkerton Prize winner Amber Medina ’19 compares the award to a seed that grows into a tree and bears fruit— a fitting description for an annual honor given to three exceptional UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden interns.
Below is a list of plants that students in our Learning by Leading™ Edible Landscaping internship will be planting in the UC Davis Good Life Garden in Fall 2018. Most of these plants will also be available at our plant sale on Saturday, October 13 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The Arboretum Ambassadors have won their fifth consecutive gold level Community Service Award from the UC Davis Community Service Resource Center for their transformative work in environmental education.
Ella Groff, Museum Education Co-coordinator created two interactive online story maps: the first map allows you to explore the special memories that people have made in the UC Davis Arboretum, and the second highlights the UC Davis Arboretum’s rich history as told by some of the people who have seen it grow the most.
Coming soon to a tree near you — oversized hang tags promoting the importance of trees — thanks to a collaboration between the City of Davis Tree Commission, Tree Davis, the California Center for Urban Horticulture and the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden.
UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden Learning by Leading™ Waterway Stewardship interns launched a floating island of wetland plants in the Arboretum Waterway near Putah Creek Lodge to improve the water quality, wildlife habitat and aesthetic appeal of this portion of the Waterway.
In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, interns participating in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden’s Learning by Leading Museum Education program will be tying large tags around 50 trees throughout campus and the Arboretum.
To provide multiple ecosystem benefits, students on our Learning by Leading Waterway Stewardship team are creating riparian (water edge) habitats around the newly constructed weirs throughout Phase One of the Arboretum Waterway Maintenance and Enhancement Project.