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Image of Susie Bartz Geology Hike taken by Denise Knapp

Geology after the Fire

November 17, 2018

Explore several miles of the Park’s trail system, while enjoying the contrasting ocean vistas and the stark mountains, recently burned bare by the devastating Thomas Fire. See how the land has responded to the fire, from the rocks and soils, to the fire-following plants that have appeared.

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CNPS Channel Islands Meeting (November)

November 20, 2018

This month: Search and Rescue: The Hunt for Jolon Clarkia

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Image of Teen working on grounds taken by Randy Wright

Volunteer Orientation (December)

December 3, 2018

Celebrate California native plants with us!

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image of a hummingbird in the Desert Section at SBBG, photo by Leonard Porzio

Morning Bird Walk (December)

December 5, 2018

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

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Demeter the Goddess of Harvest by Lenore Tolegian Hughes

The Reason For The Seasons

December 6, 2018 - March 31, 2019

What is the Reason for the Seasons? Ancient Greek mythology offers an answer, according to local artist Lenore Tolegian Hughes, it is deep and passionate love.

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Watercolor Collage by Lenore Tolegian Hughes

The Reason For The Seasons Reception

December 6, 2018

Celebrate the opening of the newest exhibition in the Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery, The Reason for the Seasons by prolific local artist, Lenore Tolegian Hughes. Meet the artist and enjoy light refreshements.

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image of Thermopsis macrophylla seedlings growing from seed at SBBG

Grow Your Own: Seeds to Soil

December 7, 2018

The basics of native plant propagation taught by the Garden’s Plant Propagation Manager, Heather Wehnau-Federlein.

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Teahouse and Garden (December)

December 8, 2018

Visitors and members are welcome to experience our ShinKanAn Teahouse and Garden.

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Free Seniors Day (December)

December 19, 2018

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

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Teahouse and Garden (January)

January 12, 2019

Visitors and members are welcome to experience our ShinKanAn Teahouse and Garden.

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