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Take A Break With Our Mindfulness Videos

Thu, August 20, 2020
Feeling overwhelmed? Take a break and ground yourself in nature from home, with our new Mindfulness Video Series.

Carbon Neutrality For Kids

Fri, August 07, 2020

Looking for some summer boredom busters? Check out this kid’s Carbon Learning Activity, with a fun ranking quiz, Carbon Q&A and other educational resources. This activity was designed for kids but we have found it to be super informative and fun for adults as well!

Bubbles in the Waterway

Mon, July 20, 2020

The Arboretum and Public Garden is adding two air-powered circulators to the Arboretum Waterway, one at Lake Spafford and one near the old boathouse. The reason for the circulators is to improve circulation and oxygenation of the water, which will help keep surface algae at bay and improve water quality. We also expect that, like last year, we will find cyanobacteria in the water at some point this summer or fall.

Get Your Prescription Filled Right Here!

Fri, July 17, 2020
The Arboretum and Public Garden has partnered with Yolo Healthy Parks Healthy People to deliver on the shared mission of healing through nature.

Detours near Old A Street Bridge

Tue, July 14, 2020
Crews from UC Davis Facilities Management will work to maintain safety in the Arboretum in the coming weeks as portions of the path near the Old A Street Bridge — located near the east end of the Arboretum Waterway — will be closed.

Oak Personality Quiz

Thu, July 09, 2020
Think you and oaks have nothing in common? Well, you and these majestic trees might be more alike than you think! Take our short Oak Personality Quiz to see what common traits you share.

Wildland Fire Training 2020

Tue, June 30, 2020
Just two days after undergoing annual wildland fire training at UC Davis’ Russell Ranch, the UC Davis Fire Department, and other regional firefighting departments, responded to the largest fire of this year’s early season so far. 

Children's Pollinator Books Read Aloud

Mon, June 29, 2020

Students participating in our Learning by Leading Habitat Horticulture program read children's books about pollinators. These videos were created during the COVID-19 pandemic as a way for kids (and adults!) to learn more about the importance of pollinators as we all sheltered in place. 

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!