Docent/Volunteer

The Natural History Museum of Santa Maria is looking for Docents for a volunteer opportunity. Hours are flexible and no experience is required. Just a great attitude and willingness to learn about California Natural History! We will train those who are interested. Must be at least 18 years old. For more details: Please call Tahir…

Details

2013 Earth Day Conservation Award Winners

The annual Earth Day Celebration held April 20, 2013, was a huge success! Participants enjoyed activities and lively entertainment with an emphasis on preserving the environment. In an effort to encourage conservation, the Natural History Museum, Santa Maria, has presented Earth Day conservation awards since 2000 and this year was no exception. The nominations for…

Details

Earth Day 2013 Press Release

The Natural History Museum invites you to attend our 13th annual Earth Day Celebration 2013 –  The Face of Climate Change FREE ADMISSION  Saturday, April 20 • 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 412 South McClelland, Santa Maria, CA 93454 Fun and educational activities for the whole family! Win a bike! – Tickets $ 2 .00 each…

Details

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Wins Volunteer Award!

For the second year in a row, the Santa Maria Morgan Stanley office, led by manager Hari Iyer and 100% of the employees, worked on projects at the Natural History Museum and in so doing, won the top award for the entire Southern California region. This year the office with the help of Home Depot and store manager Julie Philips, installed enough energy efficient track…

Details

Tenth Annual Earth Day Conservation Award

Tenth Annual Earth Day Conservation Award Winners and 2012 Bike Raffle Winner The annual Earth Day Celebration held April 21, 2012, was a huge success! Participants enjoyed activities and lively entertainment with an emphasis on preserv­ ing the environment. Nominees who have demonstrated leadership in the conservation of natural resources were presented with a personalized…

Details

Volunteer of the Year: Lynn Bublitz

A plaque and flowers were presented to Lynn Bublitz at the NHMSM annual meeting in February in honor of her selection by her peers as Volunteer of the Year for 2011. After being recruited by another great volunteer, Virginia Egelund, in October 2009, Lynn has become a museum leader, serving as volunteer coordinator and also as a board of directors member. A fun fact about Lynn…

Details

1,000,000 Penny Project Complete!

Successfully Completed for Earth Day Celebration 2011 April 2, 2011; Thanks to all Earth Day Sponsors: Major Sponsor: Kohl’s; Local Sponsors: T oyota of Santa Maria and Honda of Santa Maria, City Parks and Recreation Department, Albertson’s Orcutt, Albertson’s South Broadway, Food Co., and Nishimori Landscape and Design, Thank you to final penny donors: Cheryl…

Details