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Habitat Restoration

Restoration Project Proves Invaluable to Student Interns

Wed, January 08, 2020
Students on the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden's Learning by Leading Habitat Restoration team work to restore a previously barren patch of land filled with plants that surround their man-made water way.

Hunter Stapp

Tue, April 11, 2017
A testimonial from Hunter Stapp, a Learning by Leading student co-coordinator of the Ecological Restoration team.

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.


Restoring UC Davis landscapes one acre at a time

Wed, April 06, 2016
“Learning by Leading” Habitat Restoration and Naturalized Lands Management interns have completed a multitude of projects across campus focused on the provision of native wildlife habitat and the improvement of our campus stormwater quality.

Scout project helps protect creek habitat

Tue, August 11, 2015
Scouts installed posts along the perimeter of the Putah Creek Riparian Reserve to help protect the reserve's sensitive landscape.

Waterway & turtle habitat upgrade underway

Fri, March 09, 2012
At the very west end of the Arboretum, construction crews are working to complete a project on a channel of Putah Creek that will not only improve our campus utility operations, but restore a native turtle habitat.