Under the leadership Robert Ornduff (1974-1991) the Garden launched into a program of outreach to the wider community, becoming the only one of the five natural history museums at UC Berkeley that is open to the public.

A docent program was inaugurated in 1974. Each year the Garden’s corps of almost 100 docents lead many hundreds of tours for thousands of school children, adults, and university students.

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