Garden Casitas: Playhouses Designed with Nature in Mind

Garden Casitas: Playhouses Designed with Nature in Mind

July 1, 2019 - February 29, 2020

A fun, family-friendly exhibition of original playhouses, built with nature in mind. 

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Morning Brew & Botany (November)

November 17, 2019

Rise and shine with new and old friends at this morning gathering, half social hour, half enlightening presentation.

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CNPS Channel Islands Meeting (November)

November 19, 2019

This month: Arborist Jan Scow will discuss some timely issues that are affecting the future of native trees in the region.

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Morning Bird Walk (November)

November 20, 2019

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

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Forest Bathing (December)

December 7, 2019

Allow yourself to be immersed in the serenity of a still and quiet morning on a forest bathing walk lead by Certified Forest Therapy Guide Carrie Drevenstedt.

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Dudleya: Conservation Through Cultivation

December 7, 2019

Dara Emery Memorial Lecture: A panel of experts on Dudleya will share perspectives on the question of where conservation ends and horticulture begins.

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Winter Nature Crafts

December 8, 2019

Sip hot cider, enjoy some treats, and meet new friends while you create wreaths, dry flower arrangements, and ornaments using natural materials collected from the Garden.

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Greet the Day Stroll (December)

December 12, 2019

Greet the day while building your nature knowledge on this morning walk with our Director of Education and Engagement Scot Pipkin.

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Full Moon Family Night (December)

December 13, 2019

Join Education and Conservation staff for a moonlight exploration of the Garden including night hikes, storytelling, wildlife observation, and stargazing.

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Teahouse and Garden (December)

December 14, 2019

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

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