Environment

Plastic Pollution Coalition Plastic Pollution Coalition

In one of the funnier moments in the famous 1967 film The Graduate, a friend of Ben’s parents takes him […more…]

Experience Freedom Trax with NatureTrack NatureTrack

Sunday, May 15 @ Goleta Beach Park On Sunday, May 15, from 12 noon to 4pm, NatureTrack will be at […more…]

NatureTrack’s Documentary “The Accessible Outdoors” Chosen for SLO Film Festival Program April 26 – May 1, 2022 NatureTrack

“We’re thrilled beyond belief to have our film screen so close to the home base of NatureTrack in Los Olivos,” […more…]

NatureTrack/Explore Ecology/Freedom Trax Take the Beach at Hendry’s  NatureTrack

On Sunday, NatureTrack (NT) provided the super power of navigating the great outdoors independently to wheelchair users with the Freedom […more…]

Calling All Nature-Loving Wheelchair Users! Explore and Experience Freedom Trax at Pismo State Beach NatureTrack

On Sunday, April 3, from noon to 4pm, NatureTrack will be at Pismo State Beach  to introduce those who use […more…]

NatureTrack NatureTrack

You’d be hard-pressed to find nonprofits with an origin story more organic and homespun than NatureTrack. The organization was founded […more…]

A Global Plastics Treaty to “Turn Off the Tap” Wins Support at UNEA Plastic Pollution Coalition

In what is being heralded as a historic win for advocates working to tackle the plastic pollution crisis, parties to […more…]

Explore Ecology Explore Ecology

It’s a big honor for Explore Ecology to be receiving Santa Barbara Permaculture Network’s Local Food Hero Award at the […more…]

Calling All Nature-Loving Wheelchair Users! NatureTrack

Explore Gaviota Beach Using Freedom Trax On Sunday, March 13, from noon to 4pm, NatureTrack will be at Gaviota State […more…]

Clean Coalition: Finding Creative Solutions to Renewables-Driven Energy Resilience Clean Coalition

Last summer, just a couple of months before Montecito Journal’s 2nd annual The Giving List book was published, Clean Coalition’s […more…]

The Ugly Side of Beauty: The Cosmetics Industry’s Plastic Packaging Problem Plastic Pollution Coalition

The cosmetics industry generates approximately US$ 341.1 billion annually—and 120 billion units of plastic packaging, most of which are not […more…]

Lyndsey’s Legacy White Buffalo Land Trust

Long before she got sick, Lyndsey McMorrow believed it was possible for people to be conscious stewards of the earth. […more…]

Visionary Sisters Collaborating to Create a More Just and Healthy Planet Plastic Pollution Coalition

For the Cohen sisters, taking on the embodiment of the fossil fuel and climate crisis – plastic – started with […more…]

Meeting the Moment of the Climate Crisis Community Environmental Council

The time for action on climate change is now. For the Community Environmental Council (CEC), an environmental stalwart on the […more…]

Empowering the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards Explore Ecology

In 1990, a group of parents excited about the potential of creative reuse and worried about the lack of funding […more…]

The Environment’s Advocate Environmental Defense Center

In 1969, a major blowout at Union Oil’s Platform A caused an estimated four million gallons of crude to pour […more…]

Creating Renewables-Driven Resilience Clean Coalition

The 70 miles of coast spanning Lake Casitas to Point Conception, and including Carpinteria, Montecito, Santa Barbara, and Goleta, is […more…]