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The Davis Botanical Society is the support organization for the UC Davis Center for Plant Diversity herbarium and the Botanical Conservatory. Members enjoy the knowledge that their membership is directly supporting these two invaluable UC Davis botanical collections as well as student research projects through the Society’s annual Student Grants Program.

Members also enjoy the following benefits: Invitations to members-only UC Davis Arboretum and Botanical Conservatory plant sales, field trips to local botanical sites, exhibits and workshops on a variety of botany-related subjects, lectures by experts in various fields of botany, and a subscription to the semi-annual Society newsletter Lasthenia.

To join or renew your membership, first choose a membership level:

Student – FREE (skip payment step and fill out the membership form on our website)
Individual - Annual donation of $30.00
Family – Annual donation of $40.00
Donor – Annual donation of $75.00
Patron/Organization – Annual donation of $150.00
Benefactor – Annual donation of $250.00
Lifetime - Single gift of $500.00 provides one individual with a lifetime membership

Next, click on the "Donate to this Fund" bar above and enter the amount of your chosen membership level into the “How much will you give?” line and follow the prompts to enter the rest of your contact and payment information.

Lastly, to let us know your preferences for receiving Society invitations and the Lasthenia newsletter, please complete the membership form available on our website.

If you would like to support the Society's other funds, click on the links below:

Davis Botanical Society Student Grants Program

Ellen Dean Herbarium Fund

Tim Metcalf Botanical Conservatory Fund

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Oliver Ramsey
Executive Director
[email protected]
(530) 752-2461 (Phone)

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