Celebrate SB's 20th Annual Creek Week! September 21-28, 2019

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.

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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

Michael Winnewisser
City of Goleta Public Works
(805) 690-5120

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

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

Lindsay Johnson
Explore Ecology
(805) 884-0459

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