The Sustainability & Resilience Department contracts with Explore Ecology to provide FREE field trips and in-class presentations to schools in the City of Santa Barbara.

The Clean Community Division sponsors education programs related to waste reduction and recycling, and field trips to the County's ReSource Center.

The Creeks Division sponsors youth watershed education programs and field trips to the Watershed Resource Center at Arroyo Burro County Beach Park. 

To schedule a presentation or field trip for your class, contact Explore Ecology directly at (805) 884-0459 x16 or click the button at left.

Sustainability & Resilience Department staff are also available to provide project tours, presentations, and volunteer opportunities upon request. Contact us at