Upcoming

Thriving Together: The Role of Native Plants in a Warming World

April 22, 2022 - August 22, 2022

Starting on Earth Day, April 22, we are bringing to life exhibits throughout the Garden that demonstrate how native plants are a solution to both the climate andbiodiversity crises. A walk through the garden will transform into an invitation to personally become a part of the solution.

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Morning Bird Walk [SOLD OUT]

May 17, 2022

Join us for a safe, social distance bird walk with our experienced naturalist leader Rebecca Coulter.

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SB Audobon at the Garden

May 21, 2022

In partnership with the Santa Barbara Audubon Society, the Garden is celebrating the connection between native plants and birds throughout the month of May. 

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Santa Cruz Island Day Trip: Prisoner's Harbor [SOLD OUT]

May 22, 2022

Join us for a special trip to the Prisoner's Harbor on Santa Cruz Island. 

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Docent Tours in the Garden

Free Senior Day (June)

June 15, 2022

Welch-Ryce-Haider invites Seniors to be our special guests and enjoy Santa Barbara Botanic Garden free of admission.

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Bewick's Wren on tree branch

Morning Bird Walk

June 21, 2022

Join Scot Pipkin, the Garden's Director of Education and Engagement, as he leads this morning walk through the Garden. 

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Santa Cruz Island: Cueva Valdez

July 10, 2022

Join us for a very special trip to the Cueva Valdez area on the northwest shore of Santa Cruz Island. Trips are rarely offered to this location and require special permission from The Nature Conservancy. 

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Docent Tours in the Garden

Free Senior Day (August)

August 17, 2022

Welch-Ryce-Haider invites Seniors to be our special guests and enjoy Santa Barbara Botanic Garden free of admission.

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Docent Tours in the Garden

Free Senior Day (October)

October 19, 2022

Welch-Ryce-Haider invites Seniors to be our special guests and enjoy Santa Barbara Botanic Garden free of admission.

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Docent Tours in the Garden

Free Senior Day (December)

December 14, 2022

Welch-Ryce-Haider invites Seniors to be our special guests and enjoy Santa Barbara Botanic Garden free of admission.

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