Thanks For A Wonderful Year!
Here are some of the highlights of Explore Ecology’s past year.
Our Environmental Educators taught over 750 classes in local schools, inspiring over 19,000 students.
The Art From Scrap Gallery hosted 7 art exhibitions, offering local artists a place to show their work. Our Art Center offered over 100 low cost or free Art From Scrap Workshops.
Over 200 cleanups were conducted at Arroyo Burro Beach. We managed Santa Barbara County’s Coastal Cleanup Day.
38 classes, grades 4th-6th, participated in our Flows to the Ocean Marine Debris Prevention Program, which includes a trip to Santa Cruz Island and service learning projects.
Our Garden Educators manage 32 school gardens from Guadalupe to Carpinteria where over 8,000 kids learn how to grow their own food and make healthy food choices.
The Art From Scrap Retail Store diverted thousands of pounds of materials from the landfill, while providing low cost items to the Santa Barbara Community!