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UC Davis Arboretum
Calendar of Events
December 2011

Saturday, December 3
Guided Tour: Planting for Pollinators and Other Beneficial Insects
2 p.m., Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive, UC Davis
People thinking about adding to their home landscapes can tour the new demonstration plantings at the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery on Saturday, December 3. The guided tour will focus on the best plants for our garden climate that attract amd provide habitat for butterflies, hummingbirds and other native pollinators. The tour will meet at 2:00 p.m. at the Arboretum Teaching Nursery, on Garrod Drive across from the School of Veterinary Medicine on the UC Davis campus. There is no charge for the tour, and free parking is available in Visitor Lot 55, on Garrod Drive across from the nursery. For more information, please call             (530) 752-4880       or visit arboretum.ucdavis.edu.

Friday, December 9

Folk Music Jam Session
12–1 p.m., Wyatt Deck, Old Davis Road, UC Davis
Folk musicians are invited to bring their acoustic instruments—fiddles, guitars, banjos, mandolins, squeeze boxes, you name it—and play together informally over the lunch hour on Friday, December 9, noon to 1:00 p.m. in the UC Davis Arboretum. The free jam session will take place at the Wyatt Deck, located on Old Davis Road next to the Arboretum redwood grove. All skill levels are welcome, and listeners are invited. Parking is available for $7 in Visitor Lot 5, at Old Davis Road and A Street. For more information, please call             (530) 752-4880      or visit arboretum.ucdavis.edu.

Wednesday, December 14
Walk With Warren
12 noon, Gazebo, Garrod Drive, UC Davis
Join Arboretum Superintendent Emeritus Warren Roberts for a lunchtime stroll in the UC Davis Arboretum on Wednesday, December 14. Enjoy the crisp weather, explore the pleasures of the winter garden, and get a little exercise. Meet at noon at the Gazebo, on Garrod Drive on the UC Davis campus. There is no charge for the tour. Parking is available for $7 in Visitor Lot 55, on Garrod Drive at the School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please call             (530) 752-4880       or visit arboretum.ucdavis.edu.

Saturday, December 17
Guided Tour: Under the Redwood Canopy
2 p.m., Wyatt Deck, Old Davis Road, UC Davis
Enjoy the peace and silence of the redwood grove on a misty winter day and learn about the complex and fascinating ecosystem of the redwood forest during a free guided tour at the UC Davis Arboretum on Saturday, December 17. This walk will provide a brief introduction to the ecology and history of the coast redwood and the plants that grow under the redwood canopy. The tour will meet at 2:00 p.m. at the Wyatt Deck, located on Old Davis Road next to the Arboretum redwood grove on the UC Davis campus. There is no charge for the tour and free parking is available in Visitor Lot 5, at Old Davis Road and A Street.  For more information, please call             (530) 752-4880       or visitarboretum.ucdavis.edu.

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