Amazing and beautiful offshore treasures at Channel Islands

Santa Barbara is not only known for its beautiful Spanish and Mexican architecture. Nature plays a big role in the city’s history as well.  As a matter of fact, the very first Earth Day was in Santa Barbara after a huge and tragic oil spill in 1969.  From the botanical garden to the Gaviota State … More Amazing and beautiful offshore treasures at Channel Islands

Conservation Efforts at the Santa Barbara Zoo

 The Santa Barbara Zoo remains actively involved with a number of conservation efforts that focus on protecting California wildlife and their habitats. In particular, Santa Barbara Zoo conservationists regularly contribute to efforts to bring California condors back from the brink of extinction. This project involves providing veterinary care to wild chicks, intensively monitoring wild condor … More Conservation Efforts at the Santa Barbara Zoo