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Lectures & Symposia

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden sponsors lectures and special events featuring local experts, scientists, and horticulturists from around the world who address topics of local and general interest. The Garden offers occasional lecture series that focus on specific areas of interest for the Santa Barbara community. Information about currently scheduled lectures and special events is available in the Leaves of Learning portion of the Ironwood. Contact the SBBG Registrar or phone (805) 682-4726 ext. 102
To view all items on the Garden calendar at a glance, check the Program Calendar 

image of Cuyama Valley wildflowers, photo by Ines Roberts

2014 John C. Pritzlaff Conservation Symposium

October 3, 2014

Native Plants Supporting Pollinators: Solutions from Farm to Wildlands ~ Featuring Claire Kremen, 2014 Pritzlaff Conservation Award Recipient ~ Native plants support a higher diversity of pollinators than non-native plants, which makes sense given that they've evolved together over millions of years. These pollinators are necessary to ensure our food supply, wildflowers and food webs. This year’s symposium will cover plant-pollinator relationships, pollinator decline, and how everyday citizens can make a difference.

Price of Symposium includes lunch and admission to the Santa Barbara Zoo.

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