Santa Margarita Demonstration Forest ~ Gateway to Learning Among the Oaks

A Program of The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County

Food for hungry monarch caterpillars

Planted and cared for by volunteers since 1997

Forest friends

Forest care is a team effort

The Little Free Library at home in the forest

Planting memories and growing our future

Sharing nature and learning together

Featured news

Fresh from the trail

New LATO Puppet Shows

provide fun way for young children to learn about nature close to home.

Monarch Waystation Project brings new life to the old Demonstration Forest

Leadership SLO Class XXIII is busy working on design and implementation of this ambitious project.