Bob Haller

Plants of California Photography Exhibition

December 7, 2016 - April 7, 2017

Bob Haller's outstanding photographs take you on a botanical trip across California.

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Winter Geology Walk Series

January 28, 2017 - April 8, 2017

SOLD OUT: the Geology Walk Series Pass is sold out. Please register for walks individually

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Image of drawing by Jo Ann Metzger

Drawing the Natives

February 2, 2017 - March 9, 2017

Botanical drawing is a time-honored way of studying and appreciating the natural world.

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Image of mosses/liverworts of Rattlesnake Canyon taken by Amanda Heinrich

Rattlesnake Canyon Moss Walk

February 25, 2017

The CNPS Bryophyte Chapter and Channel Islands Chapter will co-host a morning moss walk and afternoon microscopy session

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image of Burton Mesa by Tricia Wardlaw

Burton Mesa Field Trip

February 25, 2017

Spend the day at Burton Mesa Preserve with Horticulturist, Bruce Reed and enjoy the seasonal highlights such as Ceanothus in bloom, prickly phlox, early monkeyflowers, and vernal pools.

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Garden Scene by David Cheng, 1st place

Free Seniors Day (February 27)

February 27, 2017

Welch-Ryce-Haider wants you to be our special guests to enjoy the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

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Image of Helmut's PacMan Shrine taken by Susie Bartz

Rattlesnake Canyon to Tin Can Meadow

March 4, 2017

Join Susie Bartz for a springtime hike up this popular trail in the Santa Barbara frontcountry.

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Volunteer Orientation (March)

March 6, 2017

Celebrate California native plants with us!

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Image of Channel Island Poppy taken by Nancy Miller

Native Herbal Medicine

March 11, 2017

Many of our California native plants have traditional uses. Join Emily Sanders to explore some in your own backyard.

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Enjoy Japanese Matcha

March 11, 2017

Enjoy the spirit of ShinKanAn, the Japanese Teahouse, with a demonstration of the Way of Tea.

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