Blog & News Articles

Blog & News Articles

Job opening: Grounds and Landscape Services Supervisor

Tue, August 07, 2018
The UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden's Grounds and Landscape Services team is hiring a grounds supervisor for our campus's high-profile student housing areas.

Friends Board News

Tue, August 07, 2018
Our large base of loyal Friends members and the steady leadership of the Friends Board have been two reasons the Friends group has been so successful in providing critical financial and volunteer support. We are pleased to welcome one new member to the Friends Board, Griselda Castro!

Arboretum Ambassadors Go Gold

Tue, August 07, 2018
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. 

Discover the Arboretum’s history and impact with new story map

Tue, June 19, 2018
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.

Climate Tomorrow: The UC Davis Living Landscape Adaptation Plan

Thu, June 07, 2018
The Arboretum and Public Garden is working closely with the campus planning leadership at UC Davis to develop a 70-year UC Davis Living Landscape Adaptation Plan (LLAP) that will allow us to transition the landscapes of UC Davis to a climate-ready campus.

Get out at the ArtAbout

Wed, May 02, 2018
For the first time, the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden will be participating in the city of Davis’ 2nd Friday ArtAbout Friday, May 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Arboretum GATEway Garden, located behind the Davis Commons Shopping Center.

Dedicate a tile in Nature’s Gallery Court

Fri, April 27, 2018
Looking for a unique way to honor a graduate, pay tribute to a loved one or commemorate a special occasion? Dedicate a tile in Nature’s Gallery Court, the Arboretum’s iconic mural wall depicting flowers and insects found in our water-wise gardens. Nature’s Gallery Court is located at the west end of the Arboretum, near the Arboretum Teaching Nursery.

The Arboretum Waterway’s New Floating Island: A Green Solution

Fri, April 13, 2018
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.

Students tag trees, raise Earth Day awareness

Thu, April 12, 2018
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.