Lectures & Symposia

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden sponsors lectures and special events featuring local experts, scientists, and horticulturists from around the world who address topics of local and general interest. The Garden offers occasional lecture series that focus on specific areas of interest for the Santa Barbara community. Information about currently scheduled lectures and special events is available in the Leaves of Learning portion of the Ironwood. Contact the SBBG Registrar or phone (805) 682-4726 ext. 102
To view all items on the Garden calendar at a glance, check the Program Calendar 

Image of Dudley brittonii by Elizabeth Collins

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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Image of Child in Garden by Jake Longstreth

Eighth Annual Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Conservation Symposium

January 11, 2020

Join us for the Eighth Annual John C. Pritzlaff Conservation Symposium for a panel discussion on how to connect children, families, and communities to nature.

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