Youth Art Contest
All contest entries must be submitted before May 1, 2015, with a filled submission form (participation is free).
All young artists from all ages are welcome to participate!
Theme: Saving Endangered Species
On May 15, 2015 we celebrate Endangered Species Day. We invite you to learn about endangered species, the threats they are facing and importance of conservation efforts to protect them.
Young artist are encouraged to express their knowledge with creativity and art skills.
Winners will be chosen from 5 categories: preschools and younger, k-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12.
Winning artworks will participate in a special exhibition and receive a prize.
Christmas Bird Count
Santa Barbara, Saturday, January 3, 2015
This event started over a century ago and relies on committed volunteers.
This is a worldwide event, taking place in different locations in different countries, between December 14, 2014 to January 5, 2015.
This is a FREE event, but it requires signing up.
To sign up for the Santa Barbara Christmas bird count: http://casbbirdcount.org/sign-up/
Or to sign up at a different location use this link to search for all locations available:
Nature Walk to view the amazing sight of Monarch Butterflies Migration, Saturday, December 13, 2014. 10:30 at Goleta Butterfly Grove
The flight of the butterflies is the longest known distance that insects migrate on Earth. The North American migration is recognized by the IUCN to be an endangered biological phenomenon. One of the best spots to view this migration is the butterfly grove in Goleta, adjacent to Sperling Preserve on Ellwood Mesa.
Beach Clean Up Day
September 20, 2014. 9 - 12 at Refugio State Beach.
Join California coastal clean up day effort, at Refugio State Beach, Hosted by Gaviota Coast Conservancy. This is a local and international event held every September to clean our beaches and waterways, All ages welcome!