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 Dara Emery

Dara Emery Memorial Lecture

October 8, 2016

Betsy Collins, Director of Horticulture at the Garden, will talk about Island cultivars.

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Image of Floriferous palmeri taken by Stephen McCabe

CNPS Channel Islands Meeting (November)

November 15, 2016

Stephen McCabe will be speaking on dudleyas.

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Image of Lupinus brevicaulis. Photo by Stuart Wilson

CNPS Channel Islands Meeting (January)

January 17, 2017

Stuart Wilson shares his long held love and fascination of Lupines with stunning photos.

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