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GATEways Outreach

Oak Gall's History and Life Cycle

Fri, June 19, 2020

Join our Learning by Leading™ GATEways Outreach team as they explain what oak galls (aka oak apples) are, how they are created by wasps in addition to creative ways they are used by humans to create ink in this charming and educational explainer video!

A New Era of Nature Rx

Mon, December 09, 2019
If you Google things to do in Davis, it’s not surprising to find that time and again the Arboretum and Public Garden is at the very top of the list. With the well-being of our community in mind, we have been broadening and expanding the reach of Nature Rx, a theme of programming that aims to connect the campus and local communities to the healing power of nature.

Arboretum Interns Explore Unique Career Paths by philanthropy

Tue, May 28, 2019

By Ashley Han

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.

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.

 

Picnic Day 2016

Tue, May 24, 2016

Just about every year leading up to Picnic Day, the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden interns and employees design a float around that year’s  theme. This year’s float celebrated the uniqueness of the Arboretum and Public Garden with the overarching theme of “Cultivating our Authenticity.”

Learning by Leading GATEways Outreach interns, Sarah Richer and Craig Kennedy, volunteered to take the lead on brainstorming creative float ideas. These students, along with multiple students involved in our Learning by Leading Program, made the entire project a success. 

2015 Pinkerton Prize winners announced

Mon, May 18, 2015
Alex Stubblefield and Kiely Doherty, two remarkable student leaders with the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, are honored with this year’s Pinkerton Prize Endowment for Outstanding Student Contributions.

New UC Davis GATEways Project progress brochure

Wed, October 24, 2012
The information in the new booklet documents much of our team’s progress to date. It’s designed to inform our stakeholders, as well as those unfamiliar with the UC Davis GATEways project, about our integrated approach to the campus landscape, and how the project functions to set our university apart from all others!