Support the Arboretum

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    Donate

    The UC Santa Cruz Arboretum relies on the generosity of friends like you. Please make a donation now to help continue our educational and conservation programs that impact you, your family, and your community today.  More...

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    Join the Friends

    Membership in the Friends of the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum provides an opportunity to explore, learn, and be inspired 365 days of the year. More...

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    Volunteer

    The UC Santa Cruz Arboretum relies on almost 200 volunteers to keep this place growing! How would you like to help?  More...

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    Attend a Volunteer Training Class

    Classes provide participants with an introduction to horticulture, gardening, plant conservation, propagation and basic botany.  It's a great way to meet new people and find out about the many volunteer opportunities at the Arboretum.  More...

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    Sponsor a Rare Plant

    Help us save a rare species locally or from the far corners of the earth: California, South Africa, New Caledonia and conifers, and Australia. More...