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REAL Threats to Threatened Species

REAL Threats to Threatened Species

    By Paul Driessen   They’re not from climate change or modern farming – but from climate and organic policies    Many activists, politicians and regulators believe our Earth and its wild kingdoms are threatened by fossil fuels, conventional farming, modern living standards, and catastrophic climate change resulting from the aforementioned human activities. Many […]

Predicting and Planning for the Next Polar Vortex?

Predicting and Planning for the Next Polar Vortex?

    By Duggan Flanakin We say we can predict and plan for climate chaos 50 years out, but not an imminent vortex?    Americans know a lot about planning for hurricanes, and about voluntary and mandatory evacuations. They also know that some hurricanes bring major damage to urban and rural areas, and that sometimes […]

CEC Announces Celebrate Climate Leadership Virtual Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival April 22-24

CEC Announces Celebrate Climate Leadership Virtual Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival April 22-24

  See why CEC is a 2020 California Nonprofit of the Year in our Impact Report here. Community Environmental Council Announces #CelebrateClimateLeadership Virtual Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival April 22-24 Kenny Loggins, Zach Gill, Glen Phillips, more to perform at three-day event; U.S. Congressman Salud Carbajal to speak, environmental groups and artists to share climate-focused work […]

A 4,800-Pound CACTUS? Believe It

A 4,800-Pound CACTUS? Believe It

From the mighty saguaro to the agave, discover Arizona’s remarkable cacti. Request a Catalog Call a VBT Tour Consultant: (877) 424-6410 or Contact Your Travel Agent Call a VBT Tour Consultant: (877) 424-6410 or Contact Your Travel Agent A Field Guide to Arizona Cacti From the otherworldly ocotillo cactus to the saguaro (that can grow as tall as 60 feet!), here’s […]

A Pictorial Hike | Natural beauty is all around us – Old BoneyMountain/Pt. Mugu State Park

A Pictorial Hike | Natural beauty is all around us – Old BoneyMountain/Pt. Mugu State Park

      Editor’s Note: Old Boney is one of the highest peaks in the Santa Monica Mountain range. At 2825 feet above sea level it lies in the eastern portion of the Point Mugu State Park.  Come along with one of our most valued contributors, photographer William Hicks. From William Hicks:  The first time […]

Whale Watching Is Back! Maritime Museum Offers Virtual Speakers Series

Whale Watching Is Back! Maritime Museum Offers Virtual Speakers Series

Director’s Message – February 2021 In his latest message, Director Mark Sandoval discusses the Harbor Visioning Process and dredging operations.  Learn More Whale Watching Season is Here!  Our businesses who offer whale watching excursions are back! Book a half day trip with Channel Islands Whale Watching or Island Packers today!  Enjoy! Maritime Museum Offers Virtual […]

This Week at The Huntington – February 8

This Week at The Huntington – February 8

  Tickets     Donate President’s Message: Black History at The Huntington Just east of The Huntington’s admissions area, in a courtyard surrounded by classrooms, stands a massive, 17-foot-long mural composed of nearly 5,000 hand-formed, fiery red-orange and brown tiles. The work is by the artist Doyle Lane, made for a bank in Pasadena in 1964 […]

Now is the Time to Plan Your Next Zion Getaway

Now is the Time to Plan Your Next Zion Getaway

  It’s Time to Plan That Vacation Last year was so different—one for the books. In a year that was so out of the ordinary, our days became so ordinary. With the arrival of 2021, taking a break from the everyday has never been more important. The adventure you crave, the time away you want, […]

How to Plan a Grand Canyon Vacation

How to Plan a Grand Canyon Vacation

  It’s Time to Plan That Vacation Last year was so different—one for the books. In a year that was so out of the ordinary, our days became so ordinary. With the arrival of 2021, taking a break from the everyday has never been more important. The adventure you crave, the time away you want, […]

Zion National Park – Goodbye 2020, Hello Savings. Last Chance to Save Big.

Zion National Park – Goodbye 2020, Hello Savings. Last Chance to Save Big.

  New year, new dreams. Time to make those dreams come true Hindsight is 2020 Sale Book 2021 Now Before the Parks Sell Out Maybe this year wasn’t what you expected, what you dreamed of, what you planned. But if nothing else, 2020 has made us realize one of the things we miss most—traveling to […]

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