Bulletin Archives, 2008-2014

The Bulletin is a periodical publication of the Friends of the UCSC Arboretum. On-line versions on this page date back to 2009. Print copies dating back to the beginning are available for viewing at the Arboretum's Jean and Bill Lane Horticultural Library.

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Contents
  • Stephan McCabe: At the Fall Plant Sale: More Monkeys and New Succulents for California Gardens
  • Jessica Fiske-Bailey: The Future Looks Green
  • Save the Date: Annual Fall Plant Sale
  • Calendar of Events
  • Christine Jennifer: In the Nursery: Grounded in Baby Plant Love
  • In Memorium: Rosemary Raphael
  • Letter from Brett Hall: Muses on Collections and Conservation
  • In Gratitude: Arboretum Donors & Members
Contents
  • The Australians Are Coming
  • Save the Date: Spring Plant Sale
  • Tips on Surviving the Drought
  • Arboretum Contributes to Science
  • Jennifer Macotto
  • Bill Grant
  • Native Bee Sign
  • Interpretive Signage and Faculty Vignettes
  • From the Director, Thoughts on droughts: past, present and future
  • Remembering Jane McHenry
Contents
  • Art in the Arboretum
  • Taking Strides to Thrive
  • The Australian Rock Garden
  • Science Council Update
  • Jessica Fiske Bailey
  • Volunteer Training and Orientation Classes
  • A Letter from Todd (Newberry)
  • From the Director, Super Charged Typhoons, Biodiversity Conservation, Education and Highlights
Contents
  • Wildfires Rip Through Arboretum Research Sites in the Sierra and in the Santa Monica Mountains: What the Arboretum Can Do
  • “The Arboretum Changed My Life”
  • news & notes:
    • Fire Near the Arboretum Doused Quickly
    • Solar energy research conducted by UCSC professor and NASA
    • Arboretum Will Collect Entrance Fees Every Day
    • $300,000 available in matching funds, if we raise that much by June 2014
    • Fall Plant Sale Saturday, October 12th
  • From the Director, Remembering Ray and his wonderful collections
Contents
  • Sparrow Research Project: 10 years old and growing
  • Relearning Garden: a collaboration with the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band
  • news & notes:
    • Pop Up Museum
    • Planned Giving: ensuring the future of the Arboretum
    • Sponsor a Rare Plant
    • Ba-Ba-Banksia, song by Melinda Kralj
    • Spring Plant Sale, April 20
  • From the Director
Contents
  • Tale of Two Collections (Conifers & Succulents
  • A letter celebrating the Arobretum's conifer collection
  • news & notes:
    • Preview of the Spring Plant Sale, April 20, 2013
    • The Associates are now Friends: Annual Meeting
    • Memorial Bench for Emily Clark
    • Gift and Wreath Sale a Success
    • Student Intern Apprenticeships Increase
    • Planned Giving: Ensuring the Arboretum's Future
    • Sponsor a Rare Plant
  • Haworthias and Other Window Plants for the Winter
  • From the Director
Contents
  • California Naturalist Program Begins April 7!
    (Extensive course description and schedule)
  • Ray Collett, 1932 – 2012, Brett Hall
  • news & notes:
    • Spring Plant Sale, April 21, 2012, Helen Englesberg
    • Front Gate and Two Errant Drivers
    • Arboretum FUN(d) Raiser, March 20, 2012
Contents
  • Dried Flower and Succulent Wreath Sale, Stephen McCabe
  • Volunteer Training Classes, Thursdays starting Jan. 12, 2012, Stephen McCabe
  • From the director—California Naturalist Program, Brett Hall
  • President's Corner, Mike Gerhold
    • From Surviving to Thriving
    • Conservation, Horticulture, Education, and Research
  • news & notes, Stephen McCabe
    • Plants
    • New on the website
    • Robert Grim 1914-2011
    • Development notes: gift possibilities and estate planning
    • News: Arboretum matching funds
    • Donors for labels
  • Thanks: plant sale and Flowers & Music of the World, May 29, 2011
Contents
  • Plant Sale, including forty free plants, Oct. 8, 2011 Stephen McCabe
  • Another Reason to Plant Drought Tolerant Plants: You Will Reduce your Carbon Emissions – Arboretum Wins Carbon Fund Grant Stephen McCabe
  • From the director, Brett Hall
  • news & notes
    • Long-Term Funding Success, new Langenheim Endowment supports teaching and research at UCSC Arboretum, Tim Stephens
    • New Green Endowment supports students at UCSC Arboretum, Stephen McCabe & Tim Stephens
    • Short-term Funding is Down, Katie Cordes Laid Off
    • 5th Plant Research Symposium Promotes Sharing of Research Results, Stephen McCabe
    • News: Arboretum Matching Funds
    • Our Legacy Society
    • Eucalyptus Grove: New Labels and the Next Era, Melinda Kralj
  • From the director, Brett Hall
    • Conservation Collections to Conservation Gardens
    • Book Review: A Californian’s Guide to the Trees Among Us. Author, Matt Ritter. Heyday Books
    • Heraclitus, Fire and FREMONTIA
    • Ray Collett’s Rare Violets
    • Darwinia Heaven in the Australian Rock Garden
Contents
  • Endangered Brazilian Species Flowers Beautifully 18 Years After It Arrives, Brett Hall
  • Native Plant “Week” April 10-24 & Plant Sale April 16, Stephen McCabe
  • From the director, Brett Hall
    • California Native Plant Week
    • Celebrating Rare Manzanitas
    • Gifts for Labels
    • Ray Collett’s Rare Violets
    • Darwinia Heaven in the Australian Rock Garden
  • news & notes
    • Bring your Membership Card
    • Hummingbird Days a Smashing Success
    • Volunteers Log Over 10,000 Hours in 2010! - Stephen McCabe
    • 5th Plant Research Symposium Promotes Sharing of Research Results - Stephen McCabe
    • Frans Lanting Photography Classes Help Raise Funds for Arboretum
    • Endowments for the Future
  • The UCSC Arboretum Worsleya procera Blossoms, Chris Willmers
  • Pruning tips, briefly
Contents
  • Dried Flower and Succulent Wreath Sale, Stephen McCabe
  • Maritime Chaparral Lecture
  • Volunteer Training Classes Set,Helen Englesberg
  • Book Review: Jean Langenheim's Autobiography Stephen McCabe
  • New Board Voted In
  • Arboretum Staff and Students Successfully Propagate Manzanita that is on the Brink of Extinction, Stephen McCabe
  • Ways to Give, Stephen McCabe
Contents
  • Anonymous Donors Lead the Way, Stephen McCabe
  • Brett Hall, Stephen McCabe
  • Fall Plant Sale, Helen Englesberg
  • Gardening Marathon
  • Library Donation Expands Eucalyptus Book Collection, Mary Ann Leer
  • Australian Books for Sale at Norrie's, Mary Ann Leer
  • Director’s Notes From the Garden: Moving Forward..., Brett Hall
  • Claudia Stevens, Arboretum and Amah Mutsun Receive Grant, Stephen McCabe
  • An Arboretum “Walk in the Garden” Quilt
  • In Memoriam: Bill Lane Stephen McCabe
Contents
  • Gardening Marathon & Spring Campaign, Stephen McCabe
  • Largest Volunteer Class Ever
  • New Student Group to Form to Help Arboretum,Stephen McCabe
  • Spring Plant Sale, Helen Englesberg
  • Growing Australian Mints, Stephen McCabe
  • Traditional Wisdom for Modern Restoration of a California Native Grassland, Rick Flores
  • Edna’s Echindna, Stephen McCabe
  • Arboretum Hosts Several Hundred People During Hummingbird Days
  • Volume 9 Encyclopaedia of Australian Plants Now Available.
  • Taxonomy Trail
  • Amphibian Watch
  • Butterfly Monitoring
  • Bird Research
  • Habitat Restoration Partnerships
  • Goal for Matching Funds for Student Workers Met and Another Challenge Set
Contents
  • Rallying for the Arboretum, Stephen McCabe and Brett Hall
  • Arboretum Accomplishments
  • Employees Laid Off
  • Volunteer Training Classes Begin
  • Coast Wood Mint—Stachys chamissonis Benth. Lamiaceae, Brett Hall
  • The Chinquapin, Helen Englesberg
Contents
  • Norrie's Celebrates 15 Years, Kathy Cairns
  • A letter from John Laird, recognizing the Arboretum
  • News & Notes:
    • Ron Aruda retires
    • New growing contract for natives
    • Norrie's tea
    • Admission fee update
    • Edna Vollmer remembered
    • Two nurseries join discount program: Gold Rush Nursery, NewGarden Nursery
    • Introducing Marelana Gustafson
  • Calendar of Events at the Arboretum
Contents
  • Santa Cruz Mountain Violets, Ray Collet
  • News & Notes:
    • Australian Fires
    • Jean Beevers'In Memoriam
    • Australian Rock Garden, W. Australian Painting
    • Slosson Endowment Award
    • Hummingbird Day
    • Laguna Lagoons Restoration
  • First Hand Academic Experiences, Sara Reid
  • 2009 Members & Donors
  • New Pachyphytum & Echeveria hybrids available soon, Stephen McCabe
Contents
  • Academic Partnerships, Stephen McCabe
  • Buck-Eye Butter-Fly, Edna Vollmer
  • News & Notes:
    • Fall plant sale
    • Pacific Hort. subscription discount
    • Cal. Parks awards contract to Arboretum
    • Arboretum broadens relationships with CNPS
    • Yidumduma Bill Harvey visits
    • Bio 20b student tours
    • Fond farewell to Dick Dunn
    • Dried flower/succulent wreath sale
  • Cooleys Establish Curator Apprenticeship Challenge Fund
  • Book review, Intro. to Fire in California / Living with Fire
Contents
  • Fall Plant Sale
  • Arboretum, Non-Profit of the Year, 2008
  • News & Notes:
    • Admission fee tubes report
    • Arboretum awarded grant
    • Australia plants and SODS
    • Sara Reid, new hire
    • Cal. Parks restoration project
    • Curator event in Eucalyptus Grove
  • First Hand Academic Experiences, Sara Reid
  • Book review, Cacti, Agaves, and Yuccas of Calif. & Nevada