For Teachers & Schools


Inspiring the next generation to be stewards of our environment is key to our mission. Learn about programs we offer for schools and youth organizations below. Have an idea for how to collaborate with us? Get in touch at Sustainability@SantaBarbaraCA.gov

Students attend a field trip at the Watershed Resource Center
Youth Education Programs

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 on waste reduction and watershed education.

Planting natives
Volunteer Opportunities

Join the Creeks Division at beach and creek clean-ups, native planting events, invasive plant removal efforts, or volunteer with the Clean Community Division at a monthly neighborhood clean-up.