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Anacapa Island: Celebrate the Wildflowers

March 20, 2018

Join Island expert and botanist Steve Junak for this memorable land and sea adventure as Anacapa Island blooms into a rainbow of color.

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CNPS Channel Islands Meeting (March)

March 20, 2018

This month: Botanical Treasures of the Channel Islands: Horticultural explorations and subsecquent cultivation of plants from the islands.

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Morning Bird Walk (March)

March 21, 2018

Join our experienced naturalist leader Rebecca Coulter watching the diverse and beautiful bird species at the Garden!

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Afternoon Art in the Garden

March 23, 2018 - May 25, 2018

Each month, JoAnn demonstrates various techniques of drawing and/or painting some of our favorite native California plants.

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Art in the Garden: Drawing the Natives

March 23, 2018

Enhance your nature journal with instructor JoAnn Metzger. Learn and practice some of the latest artistic techniques...

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Santa Barbara Beer Garden

March 24, 2018

Save the Date! The fifth annual Beer Garden takes place on Saturday, March 24, 2018

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Native Trees & Shrubs Design 101

March 25, 2018

You’ve got them home, now what do you do? Join Nursery Technician, Patrick Wiley, in a tutorial on planting and early care of your new plants.

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Garden Tour: Spanish Tour

March 25, 2018

El Jardín Botánico invita a la comunidad a dar una vuelta del Jardín con guía en español. Explore los distintos paisajes del Jardín, incluyendo el Bosquecillo de Secoyas de la Costa, La Pradera, y el Arroyo de la Misión. 

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Botanical Toolkit

March 30, 2018 - June 1, 2018

This series is designed to hone the field skills of both working and aspiring botanists.

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Botanical Toolkit: Documenting Biodiversity

March 30, 2018

In this daylong field course, participants will work with Garden botanists to learn proper plant collection and note taking techniques while exploring and documenting the dramatic landscape of the University of California Sedgwick Reserve.

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