Media Coverage

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Scientists Discover Plants Not Seen on California’s Channel Islands Before

November 14, 2017

The November 14, 2017 broadcast of NPR's California Report features the Garden. 

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5 incredible West Coast botanical gardens

November 5, 2017

The San Jose Mercury News features the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden in their November 5, 2017 issue. 

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Family Day at Botanic Garden Focuses on Kids

October 24, 2017

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden will hold a day dedicated to kids and their families to encourage everyone to spend more time outdoors.

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Proposed legislation aims to protect vast areas of Central Coast back country

October 16, 2017

Central Coast Congressman Salud Carbajal (D-24th District) and  U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) have launched the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act, which would designate nearly 250,000 acres of public land in the Los Padres National Forest and Carrizo Plain National Monument as wilderness.  

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Santa Barbara Botanic Garden temporarily closing due to red flag warning

October 12, 2017

The Red Flag Warning in effect Thursday night into Saturday morning affects the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden that is nestled in Mission Canyon.

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