Articles From : The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County

  • Lunch & Learn: Magnificent Monarchs
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    Lunch & Learn: Magnificent Monarchs

    Land Trust Lunch & Learns are an annual series of fun, interactive educational experiences. The last Lunch & Learns of 2022 will be held monthly from September – November. The events are free and open to the public, reservations required.

    WHAT:

    Join the Land Trust and the Xerces Society for Magnificent Monarchs, a virtual Lunch & Learn all about endangered monarchs, migration, and how you can help.

    This event will be held virtually over Zoom.

  • Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve
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    Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve

    The Arroyo Hondo Preserve is open to the public with reservations on the first and third full weekend of the month, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Connect to nature and explore the winding trails, creek, shady trees, and the rewarding views on your own or sign up for a docent-led hike offered on open weekend Saturdays at 10am.

    WHEN:
    1st and 3rd full weekend of the month, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am-3:00 pm with reservations.

    VISITING THE PRESERVE RESPONSIBLY:

  • Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve
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    Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve

    The Arroyo Hondo Preserve is open to the public with reservations on the first and third full weekend of the month, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Connect to nature and explore the winding trails, creek, shady trees, and the rewarding views on your own or sign up for a docent-led hike offered on open weekend Saturdays at 10am.

    WHEN:
    1st and 3rd full weekend of the month, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am-3:00 pm with reservations.

    VISITING THE PRESERVE RESPONSIBLY:

  • Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve
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    Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve

    The Arroyo Hondo Preserve is open to the public with reservations on the first and third full weekend of the month, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Connect to nature and explore the winding trails, creek, shady trees, and the rewarding views on your own or sign up for a docent-led hike offered on open weekend Saturdays at 10am.

    WHEN:
    1st and 3rd full weekend of the month, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am-3:00 pm with reservations.

    VISITING THE PRESERVE RESPONSIBLY:

  • Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve
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    Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve

    The Arroyo Hondo Preserve is open to the public with reservations on the first and third full weekend of the month, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Connect to nature and explore the winding trails, creek, shady trees, and the rewarding views on your own or sign up for a docent-led hike offered on open weekend Saturdays at 10am.

    WHEN:
    1st and 3rd full weekend of the month, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am-3:00 pm with reservations.

    VISITING THE PRESERVE RESPONSIBLY:

  • Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve
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    Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve

    The Arroyo Hondo Preserve is open to the public with reservations on the first and third full weekend of the month, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Connect to nature and explore the winding trails, creek, shady trees, and the rewarding views on your own or sign up for a docent-led hike offered on open weekend Saturdays at 10am.

    WHEN:
    1st and 3rd full weekend of the month, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am-3:00 pm with reservations.

    VISITING THE PRESERVE RESPONSIBLY:

  • Tarantula Trail Tour
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    Tarantula Trail Tour

    During the fall breeding season, male tarantulas leave their deep burrows slowly crawling across roads and trails looking for love. We invite you to learn about the common California tarantula’s habitat, courting, prey, and predators in a fun and interactive setting.

    WHAT:

  • Coastal Clean Up Day
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    Coastal Clean Up Day

    WHAT

    Come volunteer with us! The Land Trust is partnering with Explore Ecology to beautify the Coronado Butterfly Preserve and the Ellwood Bluffs on Coastal Clean Up Day.

    BRING

    Sunscreen
    Hat
    Water
    Layers
    Thick work gloves if you have them
    RSVP

    Click the link below to sign up.

    https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/WebLink.aspx?name=E9622&id=146

  • Lunch & Learn: Eyes in the Sky w/ Santa Barbara Audubon
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    Lunch & Learn: Eyes in the Sky w/ Santa Barbara Audubon

    Land Trust Lunch & Learns are an annual series of fun, interactive educational experiences. The last Lunch & Learns of 2022 will be held monthly from September – November. The events are free and open to the public, reservations required.

    WHAT:

    Join the Land Trust for our Eyes in the Sky Lunch & Learn, an interactive program presented with the Santa Barbara Audubon Society!

  • Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve
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    Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve

    WHEN:
    1st and 3rd full weekend of the month, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am-4:00 pm with reservations.

    VISITING THE PRESERVE RESPONSIBLY:

    No swimming in the creek.
    No pets.
    No smoking.
    RESERVATIONS:
    It is FREE to visit the preserve and registration is capped at 30 people per date. Reservations are required, click the link below to make yours.

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arroyo-hondo-preserve-reservations-registration-272437466797?aff=ahreswebsite

  • Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve
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    Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve

    WHEN:
    1st and 3rd full weekend of the month, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am-4:00 pm with reservations.

    VISITING THE PRESERVE RESPONSIBLY:

    No swimming in the creek.
    No pets.
    No smoking.
    RESERVATIONS:
    It is FREE to visit the preserve and registration is capped at 30 people per date. Reservations are required click the link below to make yours.

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arroyo-hondo-preserve-reservations-registration-272437466797?aff=ahreswebsite

  • Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve
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    Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve

    WHEN:
    1st and 3rd full weekend of the month, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am-4:00 pm with reservations.

    VISITING THE PRESERVE RESPONSIBLY:

    No swimming in the creek.
    No smoking.
    No pets.
    RESERVATIONS:
    It is FREE to visit the preserve and registration is capped at 30 people per date. Reservations are required, click the link below to make yours.

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arroyo-hondo-preserve-reservations-registration-272437466797?aff=ahreswebsite

  • Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve
    Featured

    Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve

    WHEN:
    1st and 3rd full weekend of the month, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am-4:00 pm with reservations.

    VISITING THE PRESERVE RESPONSIBLY:

    No Swimming in the creek
    No pets
    No smoking
    RESERVATIONS:
    It is FREE to visit the preserve and registration is capped at 30 people per date. Reservations are required, click the link below to make yours.

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arroyo-hondo-preserve-reservations-registration-272437466797?aff=ahreswebsite

  • Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo
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    Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo

    Explore the trails and enjoy the sun-drenched vistas or stay cool along the shady creek at this historic nature preserve.

    All open dates are subject to change in accordance with government public health and safety orders as well as weather advisories. Please visit sblandtrust.org for the most current visiting information.

    SUMMER HOURS:

    • First and third full weekends of the month, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m.
    • Free docent-led hikes at 10 a.m. on open Saturdays, registration required.

  • Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo
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    Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo

    All open dates are subject to change in accordance with government public health and safety orders as well as weather advisories. Please visit sblandtrust.org for the most current visiting information.

    SUMMER HOURS:

    • First and third full weekends of the month, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m.
    • Free docent-led hikes at 10 a.m. on open Saturdays, registration required.

    VISITING THE PRESERVE RESPONSIBLY:
    • No swimming in the creek.
    • No pets.

    RESERVATIONS:
    It is always FREE to visit the preserve and reservations are required—click the link below.

  • Virtual Lunch and Learn: Land to Sea Conservation
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    Virtual Lunch and Learn: Land to Sea Conservation

    Land Trust Lunch & Learns are an annual series of fun, interactive educational experiences. In 2022 Lunch & Learns will be held monthly from February to July. The events are free and open to the public, reservations required.

    WHAT:

  • Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo
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    Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo

    Explore the trails and enjoy the sun-drenched vistas or stay cool along the shady creek at this historic nature preserve.

    All open dates are subject to change in accordance with government public health and safety orders as well as weather advisories. Please visit sblandtrust.org for the most current visiting information.

    SUMMER HOURS:

    • First and third full weekends of the month, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m.
    • Free docent-led hikes at 10 a.m. on open Saturdays, registration required.

  • Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo
    Featured

    Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo

    Explore the trails and enjoy the sun-drenched vistas or stay cool along the shady creek at this historic nature preserve.

    All open dates are subject to change in accordance with government public health and safety orders as well as weather advisories. Please visit sblandtrust.org for the most current visiting information.

    SUMMER HOURS:

    • First and third full weekends of the month, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m.
    • Free docent-led hikes at 10 a.m. on open Saturdays, registration required.

  • Lunch & Learn: Land Conservation for Vibrant Communities w/ Dr. Ana Alvarez
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    Lunch & Learn: Land Conservation for Vibrant Communities w/ Dr. Ana Alvarez

    Deputy General Manager Dr. Ana Alvarez of the East Bay Region Park District—the largest local park agency in the United States—is leading a virtual conversation about land conservation’s role in promoting vibrant, healthy communities through natural benefits, parks, recreation, and more.

  • Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve
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    Open Weekend at Arroyo Hondo Preserve

    The Arroyo Hondo Preserve is again open to the public on the first and third full weekends of each month, advanced reservations required. Several months after the Alisal Fire, fire following native plants can be seen sprouting from the hillsides and creek banks, along with the return of mule deer, foxes, hawks, and other wildlife. Explore the trails and enjoy the sun-drenched vistas or stay cool along the shady creek at this historic nature preserve.

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