Empowering Our Community to Protect and Preserve the Environment
Explore Ecology is an environmental education and arts nonprofit located in Santa Barbara, California. We work with over 30,000 children a year, inspiring them to engage with the natural world, think critically, and experience the value of environmental stewardship. Explore Ecology programs include the Art From Scrap Creative ReUse Store and Gallery, Environmental Education, Watershed Resource Center, School Gardens, and ReUseSB.
Rockin’ Our Roots – Concert in the Vines
Summer benefit concert for Explore Ecology at Buttonwood Farm and Winery. Join us for an afternoon of music, wine, and fun! Two bands, the Molly Ringwald Project and The Reserve will play by the vineyard pond. Bring a lawn chair, a picnic, and your dancing shoes (or flip flops). Sip on estate wines while you feel the groove of the vines!
Saturday, July 20
1:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Buttonwood Farm Winery
Explore Ecology 2019 Environmental Stewardship Awards
Do you know someone who loves the environment, speaks for the plants and animals, and has made a difference in a school, a classroom, or in our community? Make this their time to shine by nominating them for an Explore Ecology Environmental Stewardship Award that honor teachers and students who promote environmental stewardship through education and action. Nominations are being accepted now through April 8th.
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