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Santa Barbara's Role in the Birth of the Environmental Movement

Speaker Marc McGinnes will discuss how the S.B. community has effected the conservation movement in California prior to the 1969 oil spill in the S.B. harbor.

When: Thursday, May 12, 2011, 7 p.m.

Where: S.B. Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Wy., #190, Santa Barbara

Cost: $5 - $10

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Lectures

Description:

The Santa Barbara community had been a center of the conservation movement in California for many years prior to the 1969 blow-out and oil spill. In response to this event, conservationists and others went into action immediately and on a national front and became a vanguard of an environmental movement that came into being across the country and beyond in following years.

May 12, 7pm
Members $5, Non-members $10
RSVP to (805) 962-8404 ext. 115

Phone: 805-962-8404

Event posted May 2, 2011
Last updated May 2, 2011

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