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Get Involved!

There are many ways that you can make a commitment to the Garden’s future by getting involved today:

Celebrate California native plants with us!

  • Join or renew your membership
  • Volunteer
  • Donate
  • Become a corporate sponsor
  • Make a planned gift
  • Become a SBBG staff member

Our world-class native plant collections, environmental education and research programs thrive because of the generosity and involvement of enthusiasts like you.  We invite you to get involved at SBBG!

New Volunteer Orientations: September 8, October 6

image of SBBG volunteers - Volunteer Orientation 5:00pm-6:30pm Blaksley Library

Do you know someone who is interested in becoming a Garden volunteer?

Learn More about the SBBG Volunteer Program

Volunteer orientations are held every month on the first Monday.

  • Learn about the diverse volunteer opportunities and the simple steps required to get started
  • Experienced volunteers are welcome to attend 
  • Bring a friend and get the behind the scenes tour!

Celebrate California native plants with us!

Subscribe to the SBBG gardENotes newsletter

image of SBBG Meadow in spring 2014 with wildflowers in bloom ~ photo by Tricia WardlawSign up for gardENotes

Receive the Garden’s biweekly e-newsletter to learn about the latest newsworthy information related to SBBG. Stay informed and up-to-date:

  • featured events and classes
  • Garden Shop specials

Campaign Tours by Golf Cart—Reserve Your Spot Today!

image of SBBG's personal golf cart tourThe Garden's Seed the Future comprehensive campaign is raising much-needed funds to help the Garden protect and preserve California’s native plants. If you are interested in learning more about the Garden’s comprehensive campaign, we’d be happy to take you on a private golf cart tour.

  • Tours are offered for up to three guests at a time
  • 9:00am -or- 2:00pm, Tuesday through Friday, or by special appointment
  • Reserve your spot now: email the Registrar, or call (805) 682-4726 ext. 102

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden fosters the conservation of California's native plants through
our gardens, research and education, and serves as a role model of sustainable practices