Media Coverage

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Botanic Garden Holds Members Mixer

January 25, 2018

On January 20, the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden (SBBG) held a delightful Members Mixer at its Pritzlaff Conservation Center. While the event was open to all 2,500 of SBBG’s members, special invites went out to new members to introduce them to the benefits of membership and give them a behind-the-scenes tour of the center.

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Scientists Discover Plants Not Seen on California’s Channel Islands Before

November 14, 2017

The November 14, 2017 broadcast of NPR's California Report features the Garden. 

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5 incredible West Coast botanical gardens

November 5, 2017

The San Jose Mercury News features the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden in their November 5, 2017 issue. 

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Family Day at Botanic Garden Focuses on Kids

October 24, 2017

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden will hold a day dedicated to kids and their families to encourage everyone to spend more time outdoors.

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Proposed legislation aims to protect vast areas of Central Coast back country

October 16, 2017

Central Coast Congressman Salud Carbajal (D-24th District) and  U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) have launched the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act, which would designate nearly 250,000 acres of public land in the Los Padres National Forest and Carrizo Plain National Monument as wilderness.  

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