Our community’s urban forest provides public health, environmental and economic benefits to Davis community members everyday. To highlight this important resource, Tree Davis and the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden have teamed up to install educational tree tags across the Davis landscape.
Chair Share – a program that aims to encourage our community to spend more time outside. Studies show that even a short time outdoors can reduce stress and improve mood, among a variety of other social and well-being benefits.
One step at a time can make a big difference for our planet! The Arboretum and Public Garden Learning by Leading™Arboretum Ambassador team has put together a quick guide on easy swaps you can make in your everyday life to reduce your carbon footprint.
Looking for some summer boredom busters? Check out this kid’s Carbon Learning Activity, with a fun ranking quiz, Carbon Q&A and other educational resources. This activity was designed for kids but we have found it to be super informative and fun for adults as well!
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.
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.