Explore Ecology

Environmental Education and Art Discovery

Explore Ecology delivers a variety of environmental education programs to encourage creative thinking through hands-on science exploration and art discovery.

Our work combines environmental awareness and artistic creativity to create a connection between people and their environment. Explore Ecology address how individuals can effect positive environmental change, with a focus on teaching about the interconnectedness of environmental issues, stressing the importance of individual choices and actions, promoting problem solving skills through exploration with Reuse materials, and facilitating individual actions through community services learning projects.

Art From Scrap
Store & Art Center

ReUse Retail Store, Arts Center and a Reduce, Reuse, Recycle environmental education program.

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Resource Center

Located at Arroyo Burro Beach, the Watershed Resource Center provides community and student education programs.

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Environmental Education

Our education programs reach up to 26,000 students in Santa Barbara County through lessons and field trips.

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Next Events
• New Art Workshop Schedule
Saturday Mornings at Art From Scrap more info >>

• Succulent Arranging Workshop
Create Beauty! Join Guest Artist James Cunningham for a Succulent Arranging Workshop on Friday, January 13, 6 to 8 pm at Art From Scrap more info >>
• Mermaids, Sea Creatures, and Salty Tales Workshop
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 6 PM - 8 PM at the Watershed Resource Center more info >>
• AWoL in SB Art Opening and Party
Friday, January 20th, 5 to 8pm. Art Without Limits, in collaboration with Art From Scrap, invite you to the AWoL in SB Opening Party more info >>
• Squire Community Collective Closing Reception
Saturday Mornings at Art From Scrap more info >>
Monthly Beach Cleanup
Join us for the closing reception of the Squire Community Collective show. more info >>