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Bonkers for Botanical


Two of my favorite places to visit in Santa Barbara over the past 60 years have been the Natural History Museum and the Botanic Gardens, both located in Mission Canyon. I have attended classes at both institutions and appreciate the quality of the facilities and the expertise of the instructors. Both places are a repository of invaluable information about unique qualities of our local environs.

Certainly subtle changes have occurred at each campus over the many years since I first stepped upon their grounds, and I trust that further work needed to maintain and update the buildings and landscapes will be carefully planned and executed with the least disturbance to their visual and serene settings.

I fully support the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden’s Vital Mission Plan. -Warren Arnold

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