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Image of Bryophytes taken by Amanda Heinrich

Introduction to Mosses & Relatives

February 17, 2018

Gain an appreciation of the miniature world of byrophytes – the mosses, liverworts, and hornworts.

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image of a white throated sparrow in the Garden, photo by Daryl Metzger

Morning Bird Walk (February)

February 21, 2018

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

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Garden Scene by David Chang

Free Senior Days (February)

February 21, 2018

Welch-Ryce-Haider wants you to be our special guests to enjoy the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

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Garden Growers Training

February 22, 2018 - April 19, 2018

Learn what it takes to become a Garden Growers volunteer!

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Image of a Bug Hotel taken by Stephanie Ranes

Insect Hotels: Build Your Own

February 24, 2018

Rescheduled: A hands-on workshop using natural materials to build a "hotel" that can provide a habitat for garden insects. Great for all ages.

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Image of Channel Island Poppy taken by Nancy Miller

Herbal Medicine of Spring Flowers

March 3, 2018

Take a walk around the Garden with experienced herbalist Emily Sanders, as she covers the medicinal and edible effects of many of our amazing native spring flowers.

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Image of bee taken by Rich Hatfield, the Xerces Society

Buzz about Native Bees

March 3, 2018

From our morning coffee to the apple pie we have for dessert, one in three mouthfuls of food and drink come to us thanks to the work of bees and ot

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Volunteer Orientation (March)

March 5, 2018

Celebrate California native plants with us!

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Image of California Bay (umbellularia californica) taken by Dieter Wilken

Herbal Spa Kit

March 10, 2018

Series: Learn herbal therapies for natural skin care in this 2-part workshop and take home your own native herbal spa kit.

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Image of Matilija Poppy (Romneya coulteri) taken by Steve Junak

Herbal Spa Kit: Lecture

March 10, 2018

Join us for a presentation by Emily Sanders on ten of the best native herbs used for natural skin care.

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