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
• Party in Your Pajamas! Kids Night Out
When: Friday, May 6, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Art From Scrap - 302 East Cota Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 more info >>
• Self Surveillance Art Opening and Reception
When: Friday, April 29, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Art From Scrap - 302 East Cota Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101more info >>
• Monthly Beach Clean Ups
2nd Sundays of the Month- Upcoming Dates are May 8, June 12, July 10, and August 1, 12-2pm
Arroyo Burro Beach
BYOB- Please bring your own bag, bucket, and gloves.more info >>