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Lunch & Learn: For the Love of the Land

May 18, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Bring your lunch and get to know your local Land Trust!

3rd Thursday of the month, 12:30-1:30pm, 1528 Chapala Street Rm 201

Free and open to the public. Space is limited. Reservations required.

(805) 966-4520 [email protected]

Now is your chance to learn more about the 25,000+ acres of land that has been preserved because of the diligent work of the Land Trust. Join Land Trust Executive Director, Chet Work, for a talk about the regional land features and attributes that drive conservation at the Land Trust. The land that we have helped to conserve is diverse; it includes agricultural lands and private open spaces as well as recreational and historic sites!

Chet Work
Chet has spent the better part of the past ten years working to ensure that family farms and ranches in Wyoming and Idaho continue to thrive in a landscape that has been under significant development pressure. He holds a Masters of Environmental Management from Duke University and conducted post-graduate study in natural history and environmental education at the Teton Science School in Jackson, Wyoming. He is a graduate of the rigorous Executive Leadership Program through the Land Trust Alliance, the umbrella organization for the 1,700 land trusts through-out the country.

Chet was raised in Colorado, but moved several times in his youth. He claims the one consistent thing he had across all the locations he lived in was the outdoors. His passion for fishing, hiking and exploring the world around him built a land ethic and an understanding of the importance of open spaces and habitat. He is a passionate fly-fisherman and birdwatcher, but is most excited about sharing the local mountains and tide pools with his wife Leigh and three young children. “My passion for conservation is fueled by a desire to see my children enjoy the same wildlife, open space and scenic views I have enjoyed throughout my life,” he said.


May 18, 2017
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County
(805) 966-4520
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Land Trust for Santa Barbara County
1530 Chapala Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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