Calendar

Sep 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 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 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Arroyo Hondo
Join in a docent-led tour of The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County’s Arroyo Hondo Preserve. RSVP Required at www.sblandtrust.org, select “Arroyo Hondo Reservations.”
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Faulkner Gallery, City of Santa Barbara Central Library
Join Urban Creeks Council for a panel discussion on watershed recovery in Montecito with local experts including: Moderator Geoff Green, president of the SBCC Foundation Dr. Barry Keller, a hydro-geo-physicist, and former City of Santa[...]
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm Goleta Valley Community Center
Join the Urban Creeks Council’s Eddie Harris for a walking tour of Old San Jose Creek. Meet at the gazebo at Goleta Valley Community Center, 5679 Hollister Avenue. For details contact sbucc@silcom.com.
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am Cold Springs Trailhead, East Mountain Drive off Cold Spring Road
Join naturalist and field guide author Mike Kresky and the Urban Creeks Council’s Louis Andaloro for a creek walk along Cold Springs Creek. Meet at the Cold Springs Trailhead on East Mountain Drive off Cold[...]
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm El Estero Water Resource Center
Tour the City of Santa Barbara’s El Estero Water Resource Center. Learn about the physical, biological, and chemical processes used to treat wastewater from our plant operators and scientist. RSVP required to Mariana Cruz at[...]
Sep 25 @ 5:30 pm Creeks Division, Parks and Recreation Office
Join the City of Santa Barbara Creeks Division for a tour of our Upper Arroyo Burro Restoration at Barger Canyon. In late 2013, the Creeks Division purchased a 14.19 acre parcel on Foothill Road along[...]
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Join the Urban Creeks Council and special guests for a walking tour of the Hidden Valley Open Space. We will be discussing both the natural history and restoration potential for this area. Meet at the[...]
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm Arroyo Burro Open Space
Join the City of Santa Barbara Creeks Division and The Bartron Group to help install native plants along Arroyo Burro at the Creeks Division’s recently completed restoration site. Meet at the Arroyo Burro Open Space[...]
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Island Brewing Company
Why is sediment deposition on our local beaches important? Come hear local expert discuss how the local watershed functions and why mimicking the natural sediment processes is important. Join the City of Carpinteria and BEACON[...]
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm North Campus Open Space
Come tour the recently restored North Campus Open Space, a 100 acre wetland and upland restoration project located on a former golf course! Learn about the benefits of wetland restoration including reducing flooding, improving water[...]
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Santa Monica Creek Trail
Drop in event! Join in a trail beautification project led by Ray Kolbe. Meet at Santa Monica Creek trail, west end of El Carro Lane in Carpinteria. Contact Ray at rwkolbe@gmail.com or (805) 705-3429 for details.
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 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 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm South Coast Recycling and Transfer Station
Learn how working falcons frighten away seagulls and thereby reduce bacteria in water from their droppings. Meet the falconer at the office parking lot before entrance to South Coast Recycling and Transfer Station.
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Berkeley Foot Bridge on Berkeley Road
Meet at the Berkeley Foot Bridge on Berkeley Road at San Jose Creek in Goleta. Help the Environmental Defense Center, City of Goleta, and Santa Barbara Urban Creeks Council remove trash from San Jose Creek![...]
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Carpinteria Salt Marsh
Tour the University of California’s Salt Marsh Reserve. Join Dr. Andrew Brooks, Director of the University of California’s Natural Reserve System’s Carpinteria Salt Marsh Reserve, for a two hour walking tour of the salt marsh.[...]
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Watershed Resource Center
Join the City of Santa Barbara Creeks Division, Explore Ecology, and County of Santa Barbara Project Clean Water for a film screening and celebration of this year’s Creek Week. The featured films will include Fishpeople[...]