Saturday, March 7, 2015—10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday, March 8, 2015—10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Children's craft activities, guided and self-guided tours, plants for sale that attract hummingbirds, and educational programs.
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Admission to the Arboretum on Hummingbird Days:
$10 adults; free for children under 17, UCSC students and Arboretum members.
Saturday, March 7, 2015— 9:00am - noon
Sunday, March 8, 2015—9:00 am - noon
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The 2015 California Naturalist Program at the Arboretum is accepting applications
The California Naturalist class will introduce you to the wonders of California’s unique ecology and engage you in the stewardship of our natural communities. This intensive certification program will utilize a combination of science curriculum, guest lecturers, field trips and project-based learning to immerse you in the natural world of the central coast. The program starts on Thursday evening, March 26. The last meeting is Saturday, May 30. Lectures will be from 7:00- 9:30 pm every Thursday with most field trips on Saturday or Sunday. [More...]
California Native Plant Garden Phenology Workshop; The Science of the SeasonsSaturday, March 14, 2015—2:00-4:00pm
Instructor, Juliet Oshiro
Calling All Citizen Scientists! Hikers! Families! Students! Educators!
Do you enjoy watching plants change through the seasons? Would you like to help researchers study the effects of climate change? This workshop will teach volunteers to monitor and gather data on when native plants leaf out, flower, form fruit and other seasonal changes through hands-on training. No experience necessary, but space is limited and pre-registration is required. Details can be found on the workshop's webpage.
What's Blooming at the Arboretum?
The UC Santa Cruz Arboretum has thousands of plants from California and far parts of the globe in its extensive and varied living collections. Color can always be found throughout the Arboretum. Check out What's Blooming for some current examples.