This forty-year retrospective of the UCSC Arboretum's development and growth is based on an exhibit at the Arboretum that opened in Fall, 2005; events that have taken place since that time are not reflected this retrospective.

 A history of the Arboretum

Happy times . . . and hard work.


some photographs (part 2)

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Checking out the plants

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Curator Tom Sauceda at the Santa Cruz
County Fair (Sept. 2003)

This is a selection of photos of the friends and Associates who have built and cared for this beautiful Arboretum. For those interested in more history, including artifacts, a scrapbook on Norrie's and publications, please check in the Bill and Jean Lane Library.

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"Molly's Revenge" plays for an appreciative
crowd in the Amphiteater

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Hummingbird nesting in eucalyptus

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Hummingbird Day, 2003

 

Norrie's—a labor of love

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Norrie's Gift Shop under construction in 1994

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Helen Englesberg and Madeline Kauffman stocking
Norrie's giftshop

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Madeline Kauffman

 

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Allen's Hummingbird

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Santa Cruz County Fair visitors at Arboretum Education Exhibit
(Sept. 2003

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Student opera singers perform for Art in the Arboretum,
a spring festival of the arts (2003)

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"Shakespeare-To-Go" performs at
Art in the Arboretum (2002)

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Mel Wong Dancers at Art in the Arboretum
(2003)

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Hummingbird sipping from Grevillea flowers

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Director Dan Harder and son Jonah (2003)

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Plant identification workshops for fun and knowledge.
Equisetum palustre, Horsetail fern

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Children visit the pond