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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

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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

Pollinator Week 2018 Is June 18-24!

Learn more about pollinators with our Pollinator Fast Facts PDF, and follow us on social media for fascinating bee facts and education all week long!

Are you looking for ways to make your garden more welcoming to pollinators? Try this PDF Info Sheet for Gardeners from the Pollinator Partnership.

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Last Updated: Aug 22, 2018
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