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Greet the Day Stroll (January)

January 9, 2020

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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Advanced Plant Identification

January 10, 2020 - February 7, 2020

Do you want to expand your plant identification skills? Join Botanist Mary Carroll to learn botanical terminology, hone your observational skills, learn how to use a dichotomous key, and discover the awe-inspiring details of plants under magnification.

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Forest Bathing (January 1 of 2)

January 11, 2020

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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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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Teahouse and Garden (January)

January 11, 2020

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

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Grow Your Own: Native Plants from Cuttings

January 17, 2020

Many California native plants are easy to propagate once you know how. Join the Garden’s expert propagator Heather Wehnau for a workshop packed with tips – and take home some cuttings ready to grow!

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Gardening Under Oaks

January 18, 2020

The Garden’s head horticulturist and certified arborist Bruce Reed leads a discussion of the do’s and don’ts of gardening alongside the Central Coast’s premier shade tree. 

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Morning Brew & Botany (January)

January 19, 2020

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

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Forest Bathing (January 2 of 2)

January 25, 2020

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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What's That Plant?: Tunnel Road

January 26, 2020

On this field trip Director of Education and Engagement, Scot Pipkin, will guide you on an easy hike on a local trail and introduce you to the common plants of this region.

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