Botanical Black Holes

In cooperation with the Los Padres National Forest, and with funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the Garden is embarking on an exciting adventure in Spring 2018! We’re saddling up our horses, lacing our hiking boots up tight, and hitting the trail to explore hundreds of miles deep into the remote reaches of the Los Padres National Forest. Our goal - to survey for both rare plant and invasive weed species within the boundaries of two recent fires: the 2007 Zaca Fire and the 2009 Jesusita Fire. This Botanical Black Holes Blog will keep you updated with our discoveries...