Recent News

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SBBG Goes to the Olympics

July 8, 2008

The Garden's conservation programs will be on display in the Science and Technology Park near Olympic Village as part of an exhibit titled "Homes for Plants; Gardens for People"

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Dr. Dieter Wilken is the 2008 recipient of the CPC's Annual Star Award

April 25, 2008

The Botanic Garden is pleased to announce that Dr. Dieter Wilken is the 2008 recipient of the Center for Plant Conservation's Annual Star Award.

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A Flora of San Nicolas Island by Steve Junak

March 1, 2008

New Garden publication: Steve Junak's most recent contribution to our knowledge of the Channel Islands is a comprehensive flora of "San Nic."

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Artist Patrick O'Hara and his magnificent obsession

March 1, 2008

Working from his home and studio in the village of Currabinny in Cork harbour, on Ireland's south coast, Patrick has spent forty years travelling the world studying and drawing wildflowers.

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Botanic Garden Flag at the Breakwater

December 1, 2007

The Botanic Garden is pleased to have its flag included in the project, which was originally sponsored by the late Paul Mills, former director of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.

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