The Environmental Reporting Fund will underwrite the cost of a reporter, who covers crucial environmental issues of air, water and land use that affects all citizens.
A new Sierra Big Tree round has been donated to the Garden. We need to complete construction of an exhibit to showcase the round at the entrance to the Children's Discovery Garden.
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is rebuilding the Campbell Bridge over Mission Creek, a bridge that was lost in the Jesusita Fire of 2009. We will recapture the look for the original bridge from 1941.
Environmental issues such as loss of biodiversity makes engaging young people in these topics increasingly important for stewarding our critical life-supporting resources.
Ten new computers along with a new server would greatly improve the Garden's ability to do our work in conservation, research and education as well as plan our horticultural displays.
The core programs supported by the Friends of Balboa Park include preserving and enhancing parkland, cleaning up park canyons, and providing scholarships for Title I city schools.
Sustaining our state’s natural rersources requires an understanding of science, adaptive management, and cooperation among diverse interests groups.