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Santa Ynez Chumash Earth Day 2022

by Janet Koed Come visit us at our table during this Chumash Earth Day celebration and see what we’re up to. Enter our raffle for a chance to win a ticket for our October 23 Coastal Cruise! When: May 21, …

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Dirty Work

by Janet Koed Trash pickup with Gaviota Coast Conservancy is no walk in the park. Unlike beach cleanups where our volunteers have strolled scenic sandy places looking for discarded matter, highway cleanups present less serene surroundings. Semi-trucks go whizzing by. …

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April 23 – Herb Walk at Elwood Bluffs

by Janet Koed April 23rd Medicinal Herb Walk at Elwood Bluffs and Butterfly Preserve WHAT:    Join local herbalist Emily Sanders to learn about the medicinal and edible weeds of Santa Barbara, move your body, breathe, and reconnect with nature. …

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Freedom Trax Explore Jalama Beach

by Steve Forsell Are you familiar with our local non-profit known as NatureTrack? They provide cost-free outdoor field trips for Santa Barbara County school-aged children, utilizing local trails and beaches in Santa Barbara. They have a dedicated volunteer group of …

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From “No Trespassing” To The Welcome Mat

by Janet Koed On February 12, Steve and I headed out for a low tide hike at Naples with a good-sized group of folks. After years of hiking on Naples, we no longer expect to be sent away, and the …

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Hollister Ranch Planning Process – You’re Invited

GCC Encourages your Participation in the Hollister Ranch  Planning Process – You’re Invited to Share Your Ideas! The HRCAP Planning Team would like to thank you for staying involved with this planning effort. The State and Planning team have been …

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Regenerative Ranching – Jalama Canyon Ranch

By Phil McKenna Jalama Canyon Ranch is a 1,000-acre ranch nestled in an inland valley at the end of a dirt road that heads west from Jalama Road, the scenic drive that runs between Highway 1 and the beach at …

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