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Bee City USAParks

Bee with Trees

Santa Barbara is a Pollinator-Friendly City.

Santa Barbara has been designated as an official Bee City USA since 2018.

Fascinating Facts about Bees

Click on the images below to find out more about our bee and pollinator friends.

Bee Facts
About Pollinators
Bee Swarms in the Public Right-of-Way

Santa Barbara Bee Facts

Bee-Friendly Parks

All of our parks are bee-friendly, but you can get started by visiting these three parks:

Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden
Parma Park
Hidden Valley Park


Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Plan

What to Do

Bees in the Public Right-of-Way

Plants Bees Enjoy

Orange Blossom

Bee City USA Logo, small

About Bee City USA

Bee City USA Website


Ken Brown
Parks Superintendent
(805) 564-5457

Related Links

City Council Resolution
Parks and Recreation Map
Interactive Parks Map

Last Updated: Dec 22, 2021
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