What a surprise it is to see this tree in Santa Barbara in June or July, since it appears to be covered with freshly fallen snow - hence the common name, “Snow-in-Summer!”
Chuck captures a photo of a Hooded Oriole seeking relief from the heat.
An edhat reader shares photos of local beaches following the 4th of July holiday celebrations.
An edhat reader caught video of local coyotes visiting her backyard.
An edhat reader spotted four great horned owls near the Garden Street Academy on Thursday.
It's Pollinator Week and we're offering tips to make your garden more friendly for bees and other pollinators.
Max shares aerial photos of Cachuma Lake from Saturday.
An edhat reader shares a video of a juvenile hawk showing off a morning kill.
An edhat reader captured video of a curious coyote roaming through their backyard.
An edhat reader found a bird's nest and is curious if anyone can identify the type of bird it belonged to.
The Mexican Fan Palm, a most iconic “skyline” tree, is also the most common palm in the beach areas of Santa Barbara.
An edhat reader shares a photo of turkey vultures in Santa Ynez.
An edhat reader shares a photo of a coyote on the Municipal golf course on Monday.
Grass Mountain is that big pyramid that you can see from most of the Santa Ynez Valley, and you can tell when there's a good bloom going.
Can edhat readers identify this snake?
Thomas shares a short film he created of a local hummingbird's nest in his backyard.
An edhat reader spots a hummingbird nest in their tree.
An edhat reader shares a photo of the new lion tamarin monkeys at the Santa Barbara Zoo.
Lucky 777 documents her mule trail ride to the Upper Oso Campground on Saturday.
Dulce captures photos of a hawk and a chipmunk in their backyard.
The hiking trails are now open and an edhat reader shares photos from Saddle Rock Trail on Friday.
An edhat reader compared photos of Grass Mountain from 2016, 2017, and 2018 taken at the same time of the year.
We are blessed to live near the largest stretch of undeveloped coastline remaining in Southern California, the Gaviota Coast.
An edhat reader shares a video of a bobcat seen cruising through their backyard in Goleta.
A juvenile great white shark was captured on video during a whale watching trip on the Condor Express this Saturday.
Dulce shares photos of some backyard wildlife visitors.
The amazingly sweet perfume that drifts from the flowers of the Sweetshade Tree - a divine combination of Plumeria and orange blossom - gives this lovely tree its name.
An edhatter reminds residents, hikers, and pet owners to be on the lookout for rattlesnakes.
An edhat reader shares a few fun sights from Shoreline Park.
An edhat reader shares an opportunity to explore one of the great historic ranches of Santa Barbara County.