Mobile Workshops - Tuesday, September 17



Mobile Workshop 8
Ellwood-Devereux Open Space: Multi-Jurisdictional Planning,  Management, and Restoration

CM|3.0
8:00 am - 11:30 am
Additional $45 fee applies

The Ellwood-Devereux Coast Open Space is the result of a multi-jurisdictional effort to relocate development to preserve 665 acres of coastal open space for habitat, passive recreation, and public access. Ellwood-Devereux is host to many sensitive species including the Monarch butterfly which overwinters in the drought-stricken eucalyptus groves. Join the planners and open space managers on a walking tour of the North Campus Open Space Restoration Project, part of the Ellwood-Devereux Coast, currently in Year 2 of its transition from a golf course into 53 acres of wetland and upland habitat and walking trails.  Participants should be prepared to hike approximately 3 miles in comfortable shoes with little shade and flat terrain. Light snacks and water will be provided. 



Mobile Workshop 9
Ventura Wellness District

CM|4.0
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Additional $65 fee applies - Lunch is included

The Ventura Wellness District is anchored by Community Memorial Hospital (CMH) and Ventura County Medical Center. Tour the area and learn about plans for public space improvements and the synergy between those improvements and the recently-completed CMH expansion project. During lunch (included), local economic development gurus will discuss how these projects may affect the local economy.


Mobile Workshop 10
Santa Barbara Desalination Plant and Wastewater Treatment Plant

CM|4.0
8:30 am - 11:30 am
Additional $35 fee applies

Walking tour of the Santa Barbara Charles E. Meyer Desalination Plant, and the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant.  During Desal tours, participants will learn about the process of turning seawater into high quality drinking water, including the plant's industry-leading technology, significant energy saving techniques, and the plant's role in securing Santa Barbara's water future. During tours of the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant, participants will learn about the Citys wastewater treatment plant, and the Citys commitment to protecting our environment and public health and safety by maintaining an efficient and effective wastewater treatment facility.  



Mobile Workshop 11 - SOLD OUT
Urban Bike Tour

CM|3.0
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Additional $45 fee applies

Navigate the challenges of bicycle commuting in Santa Barbara, while observing infrastructure deficiencies, assets, and opportunities. Take a 3 hour tour (mostly flat) on a rental bike around the City of Santa Barbara (approximately 7.5 miles). Highlights include Haley/Cota Street bike lanes, BIciCentro, Alisos Street Bike Blvd (future), Micheltorena St, Rancheria St. extension. 

Bicycle Master Plan

Thank you to Wheel Fun Rentals for generously
providing bicycles and helmets for this event.