What’s Happening

Meeting of the Board of Directors – WE Watch members are invited to attend all Board of Directors meetings.  Meetings are usually held the 3rd Tuesday of each month at St. Marks Church parlor in Los Olivos from 10:00 am until noon.

Our September meeting is Tuesday September 15th, at 10:00 a.m.  We will be meeting in the “Parlor” at St. Marks Church, Los Olivos.  

September 26th, 1-4 p.m., RECYCLING: WHAT, WHY, HOW, Solvang Veterans’ Hall and Legion Wing, 1754 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA.  FREE event featuring multiple experts on the ins and outs of recycling.  


Learn more about all aspects of recycling for home, business, school. Visit the Recycling Box before entering the Vets Hall.  Inside enjoy displays, people to answer your questions, giveaways, interactive games and activities.  Attend talks.  And finally, here is a list of cosponsors, displayers and presenters.

Talks include: What May I Recycle? Recycling for the Business Community.  What’s New: Organics, Grocery Bags?  Smart Shopper: Buying Recycled Products.  Managing Hazardous Wastes.  What Happens to Recyclables in Our County and Elsewhere?  Recycling & Recycling Education in the Schools.

Event Coordinator – WE Watch

Cosponsors, Displayers and Presenters

County of Santa Barbara, Resource Recovery & Waste Management, Explore Ecology, Marborg, Waste Management

Cosponsors and Displayers

Buellton Senior Center, City of Buellton, City of Solvang, Buellton Chamber of Commerce, Buellton Senior Center, Elverhoj Museum, Los Olivos Business Organization, SY Chamber of Commerce, SYV Botanic Garden, SYV Fruit & Vegetable Rescue, Solvang Chamber of Commerce, Solvang Public Library, Solvang Rotary, Solvang Senior Center, Terrones Plumbing, Valley Alliance, WE Watch, The Wildling Museum


November 21st, Saturday, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., FREE Waterwise Gardening Workshop, at the Santa Ynez Valley Grange hall, Los Olivos. 

Waterwise gardening workshop featuring landscape architect Puck Erickson-Lohnas of Arcadia Studios  as presenter.          

Landscape with steps        Ceanothus & poppies