Recent Articles Recent Articles for UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden en <a href="/blog/message-director-kathleen-socolofsky-our-community" hreflang="en">A message from Director Kathleen Socolofsky to our community</a> Thank you to those who have supported us by shopping our online plant sale with curbside pickup. So far, the online sale has been very successful! We are especially grateful for all who are shopping, as we lost the revenue of our entire spring plant sale season due to the pandemic. November 17, 2020 - 2:22pm Anonymous <a href="/blog/support-needed-new-urban-tree-stewardship-program" hreflang="en">Support Needed for New Urban Tree Stewardship Program</a> <figure role="group" class="caption caption-img align-right"><img alt="Image of UC Davis student and co-coordinator for the Arboretum and Public Garden's Urban Tree Stewardship program." data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="54184236-f098-45eb-9c9b-a4a4d1dbbe5e" height="193" src="/sites/g/files/dgvnsk1546/files/inline-images/50219768951_3e6d965a2d_w.jpg" width="289" /><figcaption>Iris Garcia '21 November 13, 2020 - 12:57pm Anonymous <a href="/news/learning-leading-winter-2021-recruitment" hreflang="en">Learning by Leading Winter 2021 Recruitment</a> Four Learning by Leading™ internship programs are recruiting for the Winter 2021 quarter. November 04, 2020 - 6:42pm Anonymous <a href="/news/nature-rx-network-symposium-transforming-campus-life-embracing-nature" hreflang="en">Nature Rx Network Symposium: Transforming Campus Life by Embracing Nature</a> <p>The 2020 Campus Nature Rx Symposium was hosted by Cornell University, in Ithaca, NY on October 23, 2020.</p> <p>The UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden Nature Rx program was presented by Haven Kiers, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, Department of Human Ecology and Stacey Parker, GATEways Horticulturist, UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden during this free-one day virtual symposium. Kiers and Parker shared lessons learned, including best practices, for connecting students to campus nature for their health and wellbeing, particularly during a pandemic. </p> November 02, 2020 - 4:01pm Anonymous <a href="/blog/message-director-kathleen-socolofsky-our-community-0" hreflang="en">A message from Director Kathleen Socolofsky to our community</a> Our staff has been busy creating our new Plant Sale online store with contactless curbside pickup at the Arboretum Teaching Nursery. We are excited to thank all our Friends members by giving them first access to the new store during the fall.  November 02, 2020 - 12:45pm Anonymous <a href="/news/virtual-flash-talks" hreflang="en">Virtual Student Research Flash Talks </a> <p>In honor of UC Davis' <a href="">Undergraduate Research Week</a>, students hosted flash talks on October 15 featuring the studies of three UC Davis students who are using the UC Davis Arboretum to conduct their research. Watch the video below to learn about their research and how it complements the university experience.</p> October 29, 2020 - 12:48pm Saddy Preza Zavaleta <a href="/news/online-plant-store-testimonials" hreflang="en">Online Plant Store Testimonials </a> This fall we are debuting our online plant sale store to members of the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. After placing their orders and scheduling their contactless curbside pickup, they were asked to evaluate their experience. View some of the responses below! October 28, 2020 - 11:44am Anonymous <a href="/blog/pollinator-planting-plans" hreflang="en">Pollinator Planting Plans</a> Build habitat as you support pollinators and other local wildlife! October 28, 2020 - 10:36am Anonymous <a href="/news/responding-covid-19" hreflang="en">Responding to COVID-19</a> <p>Like many at UC Davis this spring, the Arboretum and Public Garden had to get creative as the university moved to suspended operations at the start of the COVID-19 lockdown.</p> October 23, 2020 - 3:28pm Anonymous <a href="/news/aquafree-garden" hreflang="en">AquaFree Demonstration Garden Coming Soon!</a> <p><span><span><span><span><span>This fall, our </span></span></span></span></span><a href="/sustainable-horticulture">Learning by Leading™</a><span><span><span><span><span><a href="/sustainable-horticulture"> (LxL) Sustainable Horticulture</a> apprentices will be planting an "AquaFree Demonstration Garden" thanks to a grant the team received from <a href="">The Green Initiative Fund</a> — a student-fee-supported program, </span></span></span></span></span>hosted by the <a href="">Office of Sustainability</a>, offering students the opport September 24, 2020 - 6:43pm Anonymous