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Free Webinar: Estate Planning 101 with the Land Trust

Join the Land Trust on Wednesday, October 18 for a casual conversation and information session about estate planning!

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Land Trust Treks

Land Trust Treks are a free, public series of guided hikes for the community to explore scenic Santa Barbara County and to meet your local Land Trust.

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Visit Arroyo Hondo Preserve

The Arroyo Hondo Preserve is open to the public on the first and third full weekends of each month, advanced reservations required.

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News Stories

05.16.2023 NEWS

THE LAND: Spring 2023 Newsletter

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03.15.2023 NEWS

In the News: Land Trust Receives $500,000 Mystery Gift for Gaviota Overlook

The news of the anonymous $500,000 gift the Land Trust received at the end of February for Gaviota Overlook made headlines recently! GET THE STORIES:

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03.15.2023 NEWS

Press Release: Anonymous $500,000 Received for Gaviota Overlook

GAVIOTA COAST, CA—The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County launched a community fundraising campaign on Valentine’s Day to raise $750,000 to add 48 acres of rolling hills with views along the Gaviota shoreline to the Arroyo Hondo Preserve, expanding public access for the first time in twenty years. At the end of February, an anonymous...

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03.01.2023 NEWS

THE LAND: Fall 2022 Newsletter

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02.17.2023 NEWS

Press Release: The Land Trust’s Valentine to SB County: Growing Arroyo Hondo Preserve

GAVIOTA COAST, CA—The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County has been working to purchase 48-acres of rolling hills along U.S. Route 101 State Scenic Highway and next door to the Arroyo Hondo Preserve. A Valentine to the communities of Santa Barbara County, the Land Trust is launching a public campaign to raise $750,000 needed to...

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Upcoming Events

09.10.2023 EVENTS

Picnic at the Preserve 2023

This fall, we’re going on a picnic. SEPTEMBER 10TH, 2023 11:30AM – 4:00PM We hope that you’ll join us for the Land Trust’s Picnic at the Preserve fundraiser! Imagine an autumn picnic at the Arroyo Hondo Preserve with unique Land Trust experiences, auction items, delicious food, music, wine, and friends. The picnic will feature a...

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Iconic views, locally grown food, fresh water, clean air, recreation access, thriving wildlife habitat—it’s all here in Santa Barbara County and when you give to the Land Trust, you invest in the protection of the places you love.