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Apply by January 20, 2017APPLY BY JANUARY 20, 2017

Would you like to spend more time outdoors? Would you like to learn more about the environment? Are you looking for a way to fulfill a New Year’s resolution to give back to the community? Consider volunteering with the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden! It’s a rewarding place to spend your time while learning new skills and meeting new people. Read more >

 

Become a volunteer! Apply now!Would you like to learn more about the environment? Are you looking for a way to fulfill a New Year’s resolution to give back to the community? Consider volunteering with the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden! It’s a rewarding place to spend your time while learning new skills and meeting new people. We are seeking new volunteers to join our gardening and land stewardship volunteer teams. Trainings will be offered this winter and include a combination of expert instruction and hands-on projects. Read more > 

 

Native garden offers seasonal inspiration

Recent rains have calmed our drought anxiety and those whose lawns have greened up again may be reprioritizing their one-time thoughts of landscape renovations. However, regardless of your situation, there’s a place in the UC Davis Arboretum you should visit now that may make your gardening decisions easier — the Mary Wattis Brown Garden of California Native Plants. Read more > 

 

 

Volunteers needed for community planting daysConstruction on the UC Davis California Native Plant GATEway Garden is nearing completion! The time has come for us to begin landscaping the area with plants that are not only native to California, but native to our local lower Putah Creek watershed. It’s a big job and we need help! If you are interested, we are recruiting for volunteers to help for a couple hours on Sunday, November 24 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Read more > 

 

 

Volunteers swap plants and gardening tips

In November, we hosted our second annual volunteer plant swap. Over 30 volunteers came out with seeds, plants and supplies of all sizes to share their knowledge and gardens with each other. Hosted by the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, the plant swap brings plant-lovers together to cultivate community among Arboretum volunteers. Read more > 

 

 

“Pay as you go” campus parking – at last!Using the same principle as prepaid credit and phone cards, Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS) now offers handy prepaid parking minutes with the EasyPark Personal Parking Meter (PPM).  This small electronic device, available from TAPS, is operated and displayed from the convenience of your car. No swiping required!  Just press “ON” when you arrive at a Visitor Lot, C Lot, or metered space and “OFF” when you leave. Read more >