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California Naturalist Program

September 7, 2016 - November 9, 2016

Join us for this innovative program developed to foster a committed corps of volunteer naturalists and citizen scientists.

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Natural History of the Channel Islands

September 13, 2016 - November 22, 2016

Sold Out! Glimpse into this hidden world focusing on climate, geology, plants, animals, native peoples, human history, threats and management.

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Journals - Your Way!

September 14, 2016 - November 2, 2016

Experience journaling your way with guests who use a wide variety of techniques to record their observations of nature.

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Garden Growers Nursery Closed

September 26, 2016 - September 30, 2016

The Garden Growers Nursery will be closed 9/26 - 9/30 in preparation for our annual Fall Native Plant Sale.

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Special Fall Adventure: San Miguel Island

September 30, 2016

SOLD OUT! Fly to San Miguel Island with Steve Junak

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Fall Native Plant Sale Preview Party

September 30, 2016

Sold out! Kick off our month-long native plant sale with a members-only evening in the Garden's courtyard.

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Fall Geology Walk Series

October 1, 2016 - November 12, 2016

Join guide Susie Bartz on 3 geological adventures.

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Beauty after the Debacle

October 1, 2016

Explore the geologic and human history of Rocky Nook Park with guide Susie Bartz.

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Fall Native Plant Sale

October 1, 2016 - October 31, 2016

Best selection of drought tolerant, waterwise plants to replace your lawn.

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Hands-on Drip Irrigation Workshop

October 2, 2016

Sold Out! Water wisely by tuning into your garden's needs and tuning up your irrigation system!

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