Recent News

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IGNITE! Mini-grant

August 9, 2013

Thank you for your votes - SBBG is the official IGNITE! Mini-grant Award Winner! This grant will support the Garden's "Native Habitat Buffers as Models of Agricultural Sustainability" project.

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Red Flag Warning: June 29, 2013

June 29, 2013

The Garden will be temporarily closed to visitors for the duration of the Red Flag Warning:
From 3:00 pm on Saturday, June 29 to 10:00 am on Sunday, June 30

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2013 SBBG Photo Contest Winners

June 28, 2013

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is pleased to announce the winners of the 3rd Annual SBBG Photo Contest!

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image of Dieter Wilken, SBBG Director of Conservation in the Meadow, photo by Stacy Bloodworth

Decades of Dieter: The Garden Jewel Retires

June 26, 2013

After twenty years of brilliant service at the Garden, our Director of Conservation, Dieter Wilken, is set to retire!

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Red Flag Warning: June 19, 2013

June 19, 2013

The Garden will be closed to visitors for the duration of this Red Flag Warning: From 6:00 am June 19 to 10:00 am June 20

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