Volunteers Needed to Count Gray Whales

Talk about an only-in-Santa-Barbara-variety awesome opportunity: How’d you like to get up close and personal with some of nature’s mightiest creatures while contributing to an important environmental research project? Gray Whales Count needs volunteer observers who can commit to two hours a week for as many weeks as possible between February 6 and May 20 to count gray whales during their great migration through the S. B. Channel. Interested volunteers should attend the informational meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 11, at the S. B. Museum of Natural History. Call 451-4600, or email

To submit a comment on this article, email or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email

Be succinct, constructive, and relevant to the story. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Discussion Guidelines. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus
event calendar sponsored by:

You Solve It,’ City Tells County on Library Money Shortage

To avoid financial shortfall, city sends ball back to county's court.

Vigil for Victims in Palestine Held at Courthouse

Community gathers to protest injustice.

Stoker to Be Sworn into EPA Job

Former Santa Barbara County supervisor confirms his appointment as regional head of Environmental Protection Agency.

Live Stream of Channel Island Falcons Makes History

Webcam follows wild peregrine falcon family on the Channel Islands.

Sonos Informs Employees of Potential Layoffs

'Restructuring' could affect 96; how many in Santa Barbara unknown.