Student Testimonial

Student Leaders: Noreen Mabini

Thanks to her experiences working at the Arboretum and Public Garden, Noreen Mabini is well on her way to achieving her career aspirations of becoming a restoration specialist. As a co-coordinator for the Learning by Leading Waterway Stewardship team, the third-year UC Davis student oversees 10 undergraduate interns whose work includes renewing, maintaining, and restoring the Arboretum Waterway. 

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


Andy Codd

Edible Landscaping Intern, 2013-14 Nursery Student Employee, 2014-15 Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems, 2015

Carly Feldman

Carly Feldman Environmental Horticulture and Urban Forestry
Nursery Assistant (2015-2017)
Nursery Intern (2014-2015)


Kathy Guertze

Kathy Guertze Environmental Horticulture and Urban Forestry
Sustainable Horticulture Co-Coordinator (Fall 2015-Fall 2016)
Nursery Intern (Fall 2016)
Sustainable Horticulture Intern (Spring 2015)


Hunter Stapp

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