Calendar

Sep 17 @ 9:30 am Carpinteria Boathouse
Explore the Carpinteria coastline and learn about the local watershed with this land and sea tour. Kayak along the coast where you will have a view of the top of the watershed in the mountains[...]
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Arroyo Hondo Preserve
Come explore the diverse and interesting flora and fauna of our very beautiful and clean Arroyo Hondo Creek. RSVP Required to Jennifer Stroh (jstroh@sblandtrust.org).
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Coal Oil Point Reserve
Coal Oil Point Reserve encompasses 170 acres of protected California coastal habitat.  Join us for a beautiful walk along reserve trails to explore the wildlife that is only minutes from UCSB!  Guides will discuss both[...]
Sep 18 @ 4:00 pm Watershed Resource Center
Join UCSB’s Professor Ed Keller for a discussion of Arroyo Burro Lagoon human use, interest, and impacts. Watershed Resource Center at Arroyo Burro County Beach Park, 2981 Cliff Drive. For details contact Ed Keller at[...]
Sep 19 @ 5:30 pm Creeks Division, Parks and Recreation Office
Join the City of Santa Barbara Creeks Division for a tour of our recently completed Upper Arroyo Burro Restoration at Barger Canyon. In late 2013, the Creeks Division purchased a 14.19 acre parcel on Foothill[...]
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join the Regional Water Quality Control Board and City of Carpinteria for a Public Workshop and CEQA scoping meeting regarding development of Nutrient Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for Franklin Creek in the Carpinteria Salt[...]
Sep 20 @ 5:30 pm Andrée Clark Bird Refuge
Join the City of Santa Barbara Creeks Division and the Creeks Advisory Committee for a site visit to discuss restoration options at the Andrée Clark Bird Refuge.   Meet on East Beach at the Bird[...]
Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Louise Lowry Davis Center
Learn about pollution runoff management efforts and challenges with representatives from the City of Santa Barbara Creeks Division, County of Santa Barbara Flood Control, UCSB, and Oasis Design. Meet at the Louise Lowry Davis Center,[...]
Sep 21 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am Santa Barbara Zoo
Join the Santa Barbara Zoo for a clean-up of Sycamore Creek! Meet at the Sycamore Creek bridge just outside the parking kiosk at the Santa Barbara Zoo, 500 Ninos Drive. For more information, contact Nadya[...]
Sep 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm SB Channelkeeper
Get ready for the winter rain with a wooden rain barrel!  Through Channelkeeper’s Rein the Rain Project, they have several beautiful, repurposed wood rain barrels available for sale for a Creek Week special of $75,[...]
Sep 21 @ 5:30 pm Island Brewing Company
Join the City of Carpinteria at Island Brewing to discuss the state of the ocean, the importance of Marine Protected Areas, plastic pollution, and ocean water quality.   Presenters include: Holly Lohuis, Marine Biologist and[...]
Sep 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm REEF at UCSB
Visit UCSB Marine Science Institute’s Research Experience & Education Facility (REEF). Explore the interactive aquarium for hand on learning about our local marine ecosystems. Paid parking available in Lot 6 on campus. Contact outreach@msi.ucsb.edu for[...]
Sep 22 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Goleta Beach
Join the City of Goleta for a Bird Walk at Goleta Beach. Meet at the foot of the pier at Goleta Beach Park. For details contact Everett King at (805) 961-7565 or eking@cityofgoleta.org.
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am 8th Street Footbridge
Join www.CarpWithoutCars.org for a beginner-friendly bird watching outing along Carpinteria Creek. Bring binoculars if you have them! All ages/experience levels welcome. Meet at 8th Street Footbridge near Singing Springs Village, 5455 8th Street. For details[...]
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Office
Join the City of Santa Barbara Creeks Division for a tour on the Land Shark! Learn about our efforts to protect and restore local creeks and watersheds, as we visit project sites on land, then[...]
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park
Learn about the important role salt marshes play as part of our watershed. See the wildlife in this beautifully restored habitat and have fun. Meet at the Salt Marsh entrance on Ash Avenue near Sandyland[...]
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm REEF at UCSB
Visit UCSB Marine Science Institute’s Research Experience & Education Facility (REEF). Explore the interactive aquarium for hand on learning about our local marine ecosystems. Paid parking available in Lot 6 on campus. Contact outreach@msi.ucsb.edu for[...]
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am North Campus Open Space
Tour UCSB’s restoration project at the North Campus Open Space (136 ac), which includes the former Ocean Meadows and the adjacent UCSB open space.   UCSB is currently restoring the upper arms of Devereux Slough[...]
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Watershed Resource Center at Arroyo Burro County Beach Park
Join Explore Ecology at the Watershed Resource Center for snacks, crafts, watershed model demonstrations, videos, and more! Other activities will include giant bubbles, kelp beads, and water art projects! Watershed Resource Center at Arroyo Burro[...]