NEXT LUNCHEON MEETING

  DATE: THURSDAY,
28 FEBRUARY 2019
  TIME: 11:30AM - 1:30PM
  MEETING PLACE: UNIVERSITY CLUB
ALUMNI ROOM
1332 Santa Barbara Street
Santa Barbara, California
  SPEAKER: CAMERON HANNAH-BICK
UCSB Ecology, Evolution, Marine Biology Dept.,
Biology Greenhouse Facility Manager
  TOPIC: She will be giving a brief presentation on the current research projects in the greenhouse facility etc.
  Please bring a plant for the plant exchange!

 
ACTIVITY DAY
  DATE: None scheduled

 


PAST MEETING SPEAKER: ASHLEE MAYFIELD
VICE PRESIDENT,
MONTECITO TRAILS FOUNDATION

Ashlee spoke about the current state of various trails and hiking areas in the Montecito region.

Cold Springs Trail with sign

Hot Springs Canyon Trail

She spoke to the damage created by the debris flow of January 2018. She showed numerous photos taken after the debris flow then after repairs made to allow the trails to be reopened.

Natural Waterfall

She provided a website for the Montecito Trails Foundation, which is: MontecitoTrailsFoundation.info.

Submitted by
Ray Kolbe

Butterfly in milkweed

OTHER BUSINESS

Ray Kolbe is always seeking help with his work on the Santa Monica Creek Trail beautification in Carpinteria. This project is meant to create habitat for pollinators. Call for more details: (805) 705-3429.

Submitted by
Ray Kolbe

 

World Dance for Humanity

Janet Reineck spoke to us last year about her organization, World Dance for Humanity, which is now helping 210 young Rwandans get an education:
18 in Primary School
130 in High School l
57 in Universityl
5 in Vocational Schooll
We're thrilled to report that 60 of their students have graduated from high school, and 3 from college! They're expecting 35 students to graduate from high school this year, and 4 more from college. The communities consider all of this to be...a miracle! Click here to read a review of their 2017 efforts.

Submitted by
Ray Kolbe

 

Lotus flower with butterfly