Image of Fire taken by Matt Kay

Fire in Paradise

April 5, 2017 - April 15, 2017

2 Wednesday classes & 1 Saturday field trip: Discuss adaptations and patterns of fire recovery in California plant communities and how humans are impacting the fire regime.

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image of Garden Members Picnic, under the Meadow Oaks at SBBG

Members Picnic

April 6, 2017

Members Only: Celebrating our members with BBQ, games, and friends. Great for the whole family!

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Image of Dudleya pulverulenta taken by Betsy Collins

Introduction to California Plant Families

April 7, 2017 - May 12, 2017

Mary Carroll leads this overview of common California plant families

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Image of Susie Bartz taken by John Evartz

Upper Oso Canyon to Nineteen Oaks

April 8, 2017

Come with Susie Bartz up Oso Creek into the Santa Barbara backcountry.

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Image of native plant garden by Saxon Holt

Better Photos with Any Camera

April 10, 2017

Award winning garden photographer Saxon Holt returns to the photograph Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and offers a group lesson and critique session to any photographer who wants to join him in the garden.

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Image of Artemisia pygmaea by Linda Ann Vorobik

Sketch Your Way to Better Botany

April 29, 2017 - April 30, 2017

Hone your skills at sketching plants in pencil or pen for field notes or journals, while at the same time, increase your botanical vocabulary.

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Image of Bee on blue eyed grass taken by Frederique Lavoipierre

Citizen Science Club (May)

May 2, 2017

Would you like to learn more about citizen science at the Garden?

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Image of Mother's Day Poppy Picnic taken by Jake Tunzi

Mother's Day Picnic

May 14, 2017

Treat your mother to a unique Mother’s Day at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

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Image of Christy Beach taken by Fran Yanor

Santa Cruz Island Lecture & Movie Series

May 25, 2017 - June 22, 2017

Ever wonder what’s going on at Santa Cruz Island? Five evenings of presentations and movies about the science, history and culture of this amazing place.

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Summer Sips: Wine & Cheese Lecture Series

Summer Sips Series

June 16, 2017 - September 16, 2017

Summer Sips: Wine & Cheese Lecture Series kicks off its 7th year.

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