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.
Celebrate the bounty of spring at Sustainable Table, a farm to table dinner and benefit at Tres Vientos Ranch, the beautiful home of Alan and Lisa Parsons. Sustainable Table’s innovative, zero waste menu, created by Chef Clark Staub of Full of Life Foods, will highlight fresh, seasonal ingredients sourced from local organic farms.
Saturday, May 25
5:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Tres Vientos Ranch
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.
Visit our Creative ReUse Store, Art Workshop, and Gallery
Beach Cleanups, Watershed Education,
and Community Events
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Growing Healthy Minds, Bodies,
and Little Green Thumbs
• NATURAL ARTISTS
• ECOLOGY EXPLORERS
• INVENT, MAKE, PLAY
• BEACH EXPLORERS
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