The Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden is a community support group founded by people who cherish the Arboretum and want to see it thrive. Membership gifts to the Friends help support the Arboretum's public gardens and innovative education programs.
As a member you receive benefits such as discounts at Arboretum plant sales, an annual member thank-you gift, free or discounted admission to other public gardens, discounts at regional partner nurseries, a seasonal newsletter and much more!
JOIN OR RENEW HERE
Step 1: Decide on a level of membership from the list below. For a complete list of benefits at each level, visit our web site. Remember the annual or recurring price for your chosen level of membership (you will need to enter this on the next page)
- Student - $18 annual single payment OR $1.50 monthly recurring
- Individual - $48 annual OR $4 monthly recurring
- Family/Household - $72 annual OR $6 monthly recurring
- Manzanita Circle - $120 annual OR $10 monthly recurring
- Valley Oak Circle - $300 annual OR $25 monthly recurring
- Sequoia Circle - $600 annual OR $50 monthly recurring
- Redbud Circle - $1,200+ Not available online, please call
Please note: The complimentary weekday parking benefit is not available with memberships of $120+ if paid or renewed online. If you purchase a membership of $120 or more online, you agree to waive the member parking benefits. UC Davis students, staff and faculty are not eligible for member parking benefits.
Step 2: Click on the brown "Donate to this Fund" button at the top of this page. Enter the price of your chosen membership level into the payment line. Follow the prompts to enter the rest of your contact and payment information.
To join at the Redbud Circle level, purchase a gift membership, or receive the parking benefits for $120+ memberships, please use another payment option:
- mail your membership form with a check
- call (530) 752-4880
- visit Arboretum Headquarters during regular business hours (8:30am-noon and 1-4:30pm)
- stop by the membership table at Arboretum plant sale events.
You will receive your membership card by mail within two weeks. If you join or renew online at least 48 hours prior to a plant sale event, we will have a list of all current members at the entrance gate and check-out area so you can receive the membership benefits even if you haven’t received your card by mail yet. If you join online less than 48 hours prior to a plant sale event, please print and bring the receipt for your online membership payment.
Thank you for your membership support!