Christian Horn

January 19, 2022
Hello! I’m Christian, a junior Biology student on the Plant Sciences track. I have been an intern with the Arboretum since the beginning of 2021. I hope to make the park better by consistently creating new gardens and maintaining our spaces. My favorite things to do are pruning, listening to Björk, and collecting seeds and […]

Emily Smith

January 19, 2022
Hello, I’m Emily! I’m an environmental engineering student here at UCF and I’ve been a part of the stormwater team since Fall 2021. I love hiking, reading books outside, good conversation, and learning about Florida’s water resources and management practices. Working with the Arboretum has been an excellent and rewarding opportunity to pursue each of […]

Shane Michos

January 19, 2022
My name is Shane Michos. I am a junior studying Environmental Engineering, and I am set to graduate in Spring of 2023. I hope to use my degree to help fix environmental problems such as climate change. I am passionate about nature and science.

Ajay Das

January 19, 2022
Hey, I’m Ajay and I’m currently pursuing a degree in Biology on the Plant Sciences track. I started at the Arboretum as an Intern in Fall 2021, and now am honored to be greenhouse co-coordinator. I’m super interested in growing fruits and edibles and have a strong passion in sustainable/organic growing practices. I hope to […]

Maximillion Meader

October 13, 2021
Hello, I am a senior biology student with an environmental studies minor and GIS certification. After graduating I plan on doing work with the American Conservation Experience. I am very passionate about plants and love inspiring that passion in others. I first started at the Arboretum in 2019 as a volunteer and now I am […]

Nicole Boisson

October 13, 2021
I am a second year student majoring in environmental studies and political science. I serve as a student government senator where I advocate for students and the environment at local and state levels. I love spending time outside and the arboretum is my favorite place to be!


June Davison

October 13, 2021
Hi, I’m June and I’m currently pursuing a degree in Biology on the Zoology track. I started at the Arboretum as an Intern in Fall 2020, and now get to be the Bee Campus and Pollinator co-coordinator, which I’m super excited about! I would like to one day have my own garden and bee hives. […]


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