Celebrate SB's 19th Annual Creek Week! September 15-22, 2018

Creek Week is an annual celebration of our creeks, watersheds, and the ocean, with many local organizations hosting events to help build awareness and stewardship of the natural treasures of Santa Barbara, Goleta, and Carpinteria.

Join in guided nature walks, project tours, restoration events, beach and creek clean-ups, and much more!

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How to Participate


volunteerHelp keep your community beautiful by coming out to one of our many clean-up and restoration events throughout Creek Week.

Go on a Nature Walk

hikingExplore the beauty of our surroundings by attending guided nature walks in and around our creeks, beaches, and watersheds.

Attend a Guided Tour

tourLearn what local governments, non-profits, and service organizations are doing to restore our watersheds and improve creek and ocean water quality.

Schedule of Events

View Last Year’s Schedule (Updated 9/8/17)
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Be part of the Solution! Coastal Cleanup Day is on Saturday, September 15th, 9am-12pm. With more than 30 sites to choose from throughout Santa Barbara County, it’s time to show your favorite beach or creek[...]

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Liz Smith
City of Santa Barbara Creeks Division
(805) 897-2606

Cathleen Garnand
County of Santa Barbara Project Clean Water
(805) 568-3561

Everett King
City of Goleta Environmental Services
(805) 961-7576

Erin Maker
City of Carpinteria Public Works
(805) 684-5405 x415

Nick Bruce
UCSB Environmental Health & Safety
(805) 893-8997

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