We’re really lucky to have amazing natural history and birding experts available to present to us monthly. Our programs are usually the fourth Wednesday of the month at Farrand Hall at the Santa Barbara Natural History Museum unless otherwise noted. The doors open at 7pm with programming starting at 7:30.

Program: The Condor’s Shadow – Film and Q&A.

Image from a Condor's Shadow Film

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Attend a free screening of the year-in-the-life documentary film that follows USFWS biologist Joseph Brandt into the world of endangered species recovery. His mission: To enable the California condor to fly free once again.

After the film there will be a Q&A with the filmmaker Jeff McLoughlin and Joseph Brant.
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Program: Neotropical birding in Belize, Bolivia and Ecuador

Red Capped Manakin at Chan Chich Lodge, Belize. Photo by Satie Airame

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presented by Jeff Chemnick and Satie Airame.

Join Santa Barbara bird and botanical enthusiasts Satie Airame and Jeff Chemnick for an exciting photographic tour of trips to Belize, Bolivia and Ecuador. The couple visited these countries over the last several years in their quest to explore a variety of neotropical habitats. … Continue Reading