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Please review our recent press releases:

The Wild Gourmet: Seasonal Cooking with Native Plants

September 11, 2012

Author Alicia Funk Announced as Featured Speaker for 2012 Dara Emery Memorial Lecture at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden on Saturday, October 6 at 4:30pm

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image of Channel Islands, photo by Steve Junak

Take a Trip to Wild Side! Join the Garden on Adventures to Santa Rosa & Catalina Islands

September 11, 2012

This autumn, the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is offering two unique opportunities to learn more about some of the islands off our coast. Two trips have been scheduled, one to Santa Rosa Island on Thursday, October 18, 10:30am - 6:00pm; the other to Catalina Island on Monday, October 29, 9:00am - 5:00pm.

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image of SBBG Fall Plant Sale in the Garden Courtyard, photo by Tricia Wardlaw

Annual Fall Plant Sale at SBBG

September 4, 2012

The Early Bird Gets the Best Selection!
SBBG Fall Plant Sale: September 29th through November 4th, 2012
The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is Home to the Largest Native Plant Sale between LA and San Francisco

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Time Travelers: Private Vintage Domecar Botanical Day Trip

June 25, 2012

Time Travelers: Private Vintage Domecar Botanical Day Trip.
Saturday, September 29, 10:00am – 5:00pm -or- Saturday, November 10, 10:00am – 5:00pm.
Join SBBG’s Steve Junak for a rare glimpse of some of the last original native coastal landscapes in southern California.

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The World’s Oldest Trees: Journey to California’s White Mountains

June 1, 2012

The World’s Oldest Trees: Journey to California’s White Mountains
Summertime Adventure to the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest and Owens Valley
A unique, expert-guided natural history adventure departing from Santa Barbara on Tuesday, July 31 and returning Friday, August 3.

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