Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Watershed Mural Needs Your Support!

Mixed media artist Laura Denny had a vision. She wanted to create a quilted mural that incorporated art, environmental education and service learning. The mural would be large- 15 feet and would show water’s long journey from land to sea. … Continue reading

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Scotland Installing World’s Largest Commercial Wave Farm

Scottish ministers have approved plans for the world’s largest commercial wave farm, producing up to 40 megawatts off the Isle of Lewis ( – producing enough to power nearly 30,000 homes! Check out the full story here:

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Get Ready For Summer Solstice With Art From Scrap

Art From Scrap is getting ready for Summer by offering the Santa Barbara Community three creative and resourceful ways to celebrate the Summer Solstice. Art From Scrap’s Art Director Mary Price will be working with groups of children and community … Continue reading

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Compost Happens At Free Workshops

Have you ever wondered how to make compost? If so, your wondering days are now over. The County of Santa Barbara is offering free composting workshops in May and June. Offered for novice and experienced composters alike, these workshops will … Continue reading

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LOVE Your Mother Ocean On Mother’s Day

Show your love for Mother Ocean on Sunday, May 12th at Explore Ecology’s Beach Clean Up from 12:00-2:00 at Arroyo Burro Beach. “We’re excited to celebrate Mother’s Day by cleaning the beach.” says Lindsay Johnson, manager of the South Coast … Continue reading

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Students Save The Ocean From Marine Debris

How can we make a difference? How can we help animals in the ocean? Is there a solution to plastic marine debris pollution? Those are some of the questions the young environmentalists in Explore Ecology‘s Flows To The Ocean (FTO) … Continue reading

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