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 

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Dara Emery Memorial Lecture

October 10, 2015

Kimberly True will talk about her design of the New Home Demonstration Garden

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2015 Conservation Symposium

November 6, 2015

2015 Annual Conservation Symposium

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CNPS Channel Islands Meeting (November)

November 12, 2015

Paul Wilson and Amanda Heinrich will be giving a talk on bryophytes.

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Making the Case for Agriculture at Botanic Gardens

December 21, 2015

Join us for this FREE lecture on how agriculture and ecosystems can go hand in hand in botanic gardens

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