UC Davis GATEways Project

UC Davis Good Life Garden 2.0

October 09, 2018
Plant Lists and More

We transforming the Good Life Garden — one of our campus’s most high-profile public gardens — to a place where we can share the science and social justice issues around food, food production and food safety.

Edible Plant List (Fall 2018)

Perennial Plant List (Fall 2018)

Big Day of Giving 2015 THANK YOU!

May 06, 2015

Thank you to everyone who gave to the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden during our region’s 24-hour Big Day of Giving on May 5th! Thanks to the generosity of current and new donors, members, volunteers, and our own staff, we raised $11,400 from 161 donors.

Festival to celebrate new garden and community connections

April 27, 2015
In celebration of the effort of multiple groups and individuals coming together to create this new outdoor, educational space and much needed connection point between the city and campus, the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden is inviting the public to a community festival and official dedication of their newest garden this Sunday from 1-3 p.m. (Dedication ceremony from 1:30-1:45 p.m.)

When is a rock like a snake?

July 17, 2014
Find out the answer to this question and many more when visiting the California Rock Garden–a Geology GATEway Garden. Exhibit signage and labels for all of the incredible rock specimens that were once located throughout the state of California and now reside around the UC Davis Earth and Planetary Sciences building, make visiting this GATEway garden even more enjoyable.

Student-created sustainable light sculptures on display in the Arboretum

April 25, 2014
Solar-powered light sculptures created by 48 students in Studio in Sustainable Design (Design 127B) taught by Design Department faculty Ann Savageau and Bob Morgan, are currently on display in the Arboretum’s newly-constructed California Native Plant GATEway Garden.

Do you have an opinion? Artist seeks your ideas for city mural

February 13, 2014
Caryl Yasko, nationally-recognized muralist, came to the right place if she’s looking for opinions. She’s been commissioned, through a grant funded by PG&E and obtained by the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, to create a mural that will become part of the public art collection for the City of Davis.

New UC Davis GATEways Project progress brochure

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!