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Throughout the year, the Museum offers an exciting variety of classes and workshops, which provide opportunities to experience nature first hand, develop new observational skills, meet active adults with similar interests, and learn from experts.

For more specific information about upcoming classes and workshops, please visit our Calendar page. 

 If you have questions regarding field trips & classes pleasecontact Stefanie Coleman at 805-682-4711 ext. 170 or scoleman@sbnature2.org


Astrophotography Workshop for Beginners

Develop skills and techniques to photograph the vast universe under the night sky. Join  Dr. Jerry Wilson to learn how to use the Museum's Observatory to photograph stars and planets using specialized scopes in this unique four class series.

Each student is recommended to have their own cellphone with camera and DSLR camera. We will have one DSLR camera and a few specialized cameras that will be available for students to use in-class only.

Begins Friday, February 23–March 16
6:00-8:00PM

$100 Members; $110 non-members

Click here to Register On-Line  

 

Members must have their active Member ID number available at time of registration to receive Member pricing.

For more information contact: jrivera@sbnature2.org or 805-682-4711 ext. 173

 

Geology 8 Week Field Class: Our Geologic Environment 

Graphic by John IwerksLearn the fundamentals of geology and local geography in our newest 8 week field course, taught by Dr. Sabina Thomas. Discover how our environment has been shaped by Earth’s forces and processes like earthquakes, plate tectonics, erosion and more while exploring local mountains, beaches, and coastal terrain.

Begins Saturdays, March 17 – May 19*

9:00-11:00AM

$75 Members; $85 non-members

Click here to Register On-Line  

Members must have their active Member ID number available at time of registration to receive Member pricing.

*Please note the class will not be held on April 14.

 


2018 Spring Birds of Santa Barbara Field Classes

Join our expert birders Guy Tingos and Fred Emerson to study and observe spring bird life at local creeks, sloughs, beaches, and woodland. 

 

Tuesdays with Guy Tingos


This is an eight week birding course; focusing on birding by ear in Santa Barbara County. 

  
Begins March 13 - May 1
8:00-10:00 AM

Members: $75; Non-Members: $85

Click here to register on-line

Members must have their active Member ID number available at time of registration to receive Member pricing.

 


Thursdays with Fred Emerson

This is an eight week birding course; focusing on ecological relationships around Santa Barbara County.  


Begins April 5 – May 24
9:00-11:00 AM

Members: $75; Non-Members: $85

Click here to register on-line

Members must have their active Member ID number available at time of registration to receive Member pricing.


 

 

 

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