Arboretum Ambassadors

Kick off the New Year in an Eco-Friendly, Colorful Way

Mon, January 14, 2019
The UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden’s student-led Arboretum Ambassador team invite families, students, community members of all ages to their second natural tie-dye workshop Saturday, January 19, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. The event is free, all you need to bring is white items you wish to tie-dye, such as t-shirts, socks, shorts, pillow-cases, etc.

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. 

David Gonzalez

Masters Student, Environmental Science, Yale University Ambassador Co-Coordinator, 2011

Kiely Doherty

Kiely Doherty Environmental Science and Management
Arboretum Ambassador Co-Coordinator

 

Alex Stubblefield

Alex Stubblefield Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
GATEways Outreach Program Student Coordinator, 2014-15
Arboretum Ambassador, 2013-2015

 

Jonathan L. Su

Jonathan L. Su Arboretum Ambassador and student employee
UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden
Landscape Architecture + Environmental Design, B.S. 2015

 

Getting Down with Upcycling

Thu, February 02, 2017
Do you know what to do with old water or soda bottles, used cardboard & newspaper?   The Arboretum Ambassadors turned that question into an engaging sustainable craft-making workshop—Get Down with Upcycling.

This Sunday, green is the new red valentine

Wed, January 18, 2017

This Sunday, show your love for the environment and that special friend or relative, with an eco-friendly gift perfect for a green Valentine’s Day! Join UC Davis Arboretum Ambassadors, in partnership with the Aggie Reuse Store, to design do-it-yourself gifts from one-time waste.

People of all ages are invited  to “Get Down with Upcycling,” a free, open-to-the-public event this Sunday, January 22 from 1-3 p.m. at Wyatt Deck in the Arboretum or, in the event of rain, in nearby studio classroom 146 Environmental Horticulture.

Learning by Leading Program update 2015-2016

Wed, July 13, 2016
We believe that students learn best by leading.

Members of the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, in addition to other loyal supporters, helped us provide internships to the over 80 students participating in our Learning by Leading Program over the 2015-16 school year. Here is a recap of how these students added richness to our landscapes, improved our outreach efforts, and leveraged staff resources.