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THANK YOU FROM THE WILD THINGS

by Janet Koed EVERY DAY IS COASTAL CLEANUP DAY Several humans showed up at Refugio Beach on Saturday to help the Ocean Creatures survive in these wild times. By now, many of us know that the plastics we use end …

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Upcoming Events: Coastal Cleanup at Refugio and Hike at Naples

by Janet Koed COASTAL CLEANUP Saturday, September 17 – Join Gaviota Coast Conservancy at Refugio State Park between 9:00 am and 12:00 noon. Help us scour the beach for unwanted debris and earn a raffle ticket for a chance to …

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Gaviota Coastal Cruise Update – Tickets Now On Sale

by Janet Koed On Sunday, October 23, Gaviota Coast Conservancy will be hosting a cruise on the Condor Express from Santa Barbara Landing. Captain Dave will take us up the coast with the goal to get to Gaviota State Beach …

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CONSERVANCY CLASSIC FISHING TOURNAMENT 2022

by Janet Koed To Benefit Gaviota Coast Conservancy When: August 20, 2022 For some folks, the thrill of sport fishing is in bringing home a 30” halibut to put on the dinner table. For others, the satisfaction comes from spending …

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Fall Gaviota Coastal Cruise Opportunity

by Janet Koed Here’s the link: https://www.gaviotacoastconservancy.org/donations/coastal-cruise-10-23-2022/ On Sunday, October 23, Gaviota Coast Conservancy will be hosting a cruise on the Condor Express from Santa Barbara Landing. Captain Dave will take us up the coast with the goal to get …

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Favorite Getaway In Gaviota

by Andranik Zetlyan Introduction by Janet Koed While in our local hospital having hip surgery, I explained to the excellent physical therapists that I looked forward to a quick recovery so I could get back to hiking on the Gaviota …

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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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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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