The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History invites guests to the Town Hall Global Warning! How will Santa Barbara Face Climate Change? on Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 PM in Fleischmann Auditorium at the Museum.
Join local leaders representing the city, educational institutions, and local companies as they participate in a conversation that matters regarding how Santa Barbara is currently impacted by climate change, what is currently being done, and what can be done in the future to prevent the acceleration of global warming.
The Town Hall panel will include Dave Davis, President and CEO of The Community Environmental Council; Frank Davis, Director of National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, and Professor at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management; John Ledbetter, Principal Planner for the Santa Barbara City Planning Division; Bruce Allen, Co-Founder of SOS California; and John Jostes, nationally recognized environmental and public policy mediator, and visiting faculty at Bren School of Environmental Science and Management. The conversation will be moderated by Stan Roden, Mediation Arbitration Specialist.
Global Warning! How will Santa Barbara Face Climate Change? is presented by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, and is sponsored in part by the Santa Barbara Foundation.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information about Town Hall and the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, please visit http://www.sbnature.org.
About the Santa Barbara Museum of National History
The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, founded in 1916, is visited by more than 150,000 people each year, including its 5,700 members. It is beautifully situated on 11 acres in Mission Canyon, along Mission Creek. The Museum has so much to see and do with 11 exhibit halls, focusing on regional natural history that includes insects, birds, mammals, paleontology, marine life, plant life, Native Americans, and the Chumash Indians. In addition to these various exhibits, the museum is home to the only planetarium in the central coast, as well as the Maximus Art Gallery. The goal of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History is to enlighten the public by developing and presenting fundamental knowledge of natural history research, so as to teach and inspire a lifelong passion and abiding respect for the natural world.