• Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

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    • Non-Profit
    18220 N Highway 1
    Fort Bragg, CA 95437
    964-4352
    964-3114 (fax)
    Hours:
    Please check https://www.gardenbythesea.org/visit/ for current visiting hours and guidelines.

    About Us

    Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is a unique natural treasure located at 18220 North Highway 1, just two miles south of Fort Bragg and seven miles north of Mendocino. Our mission is to engage and read more
    • About

      Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is a unique natural treasure located at 18220 North Highway 1, just two miles south of Fort Bragg and seven miles north of Mendocino. Our mission is to engage and enrich lives by displaying and conserving plants in harmony with our Northern California coastal ecosystems. This magnificent 47-acre site is one of the few public gardens located directly on the ocean’s shore. The mild maritime climate on the Mendocino Coast makes the Gardens a wonder year-round; each changing season brings new flora and fauna.

      Our Gardens are a living museum of plants and ecosystems. Like a museum, we must preserve and protect our specimens for purposes of education, research, conservation, historic preservation, and of course beauty. Our non-profit botanical gardens can only be maintained, strengthened and shared with support from people like you. When you donate to the Gardens, your gift provides us with the resources to keep this natural wonder growing strong!

      We welcome visitors and our local community to experience the rugged beauty of the Mendocino Coast mixed with the peaceful tranquility of our garden by the sea. For more information, visit www.gardenbythesea.org.

      18220 North Highway One Fort Bragg, CA 95437
      (707)964-4352

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    • Directions

      From Fort Bragg and points north: We are located one mile south of the Highways 1 and 20 intersection. If you are staying in downtown Fort Bragg, travel south on Highway 1 for two miles to our address

    • Upcoming Events

    • Resources for Businesses During the COVID-19 Crisis Resources for Businesses During the COVID-19 Crisis

      Mendocino County Enters the State’s Red Tier

      Effective March 14, 2021, Mendocino County has been given the green light to enter the Red Tier according to the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. With this new Red Tier, comes an ease of some COVID-19 precautions. 

      “I am thrilled that we can open our economy up further as a result of our dwindling COVID-19 case numbers,” said County Health Officer Dr. Andy Coren. “We have worked hard as a county to accomplish this. To those who ask me what they can do to continue to remain safe from this virus, I say this: Please get vaccinated for COVID-19 when it is your turn. Do not turn down a vaccine unless for medical reason. Continue to avoid large gatherings, and please remain masked while in public. The biggest thing anyone can do to keep others around them safe is to continue to get tested for COVID-19 at least once per month. This helps our county open up further, and it ensures that you are not asymptomatically spreading the virus to others. Those who have been vaccinated should still get tested monthly, since you can still spread the virus even if vaccinated.”

      COVID-19 precaution status of business sectors as mandated by the state (as of 3/14/21): 

      Grocery Stores: May now admit 100% capacity. 

      Retail: May now admit a max of 50% capacity.

      Shopping Centers: May now admit a max of 50% capacity.

      Museums: May now have indoor activities with a max of 25% capacity.

      Places of Worship: May continue to have indoor activities with a max of 25% capacity. 

      Movie theaters: May now have indoor activities with a max of either 100 people OR 25% capacity, whichever is fewer.

      Gyms: May now have indoor activities with a max of 10% capacity.

      Restaurants Including Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries serving meals: May now have indoor activities with a max of 100 people OR 25% capacity, whichever is fewer.

      Wineries, Breweries, Distilleries (where no meal is provided): May continue to operate outdoors with the following modifications: Patrons must make reservations and sit at tables, staying for a max of 90 minutes, and all serving of alcoholic beverages must end at 8 PM.

      Bars (where no meal is provided): Must remain closed.

      Long-Term Care Facilities: May restart in-person visits, while carefully maintaining specific COVID-19 precautions, such as COVID-19 screenings for both residents and visitors, facial covering usage, etc. This will likely take a few days to put in place. Please contact the facility before going in person and review the state’s guidance concerning Long-Term Facilities here: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CHCQ/LCP/Pages/AFL-20-22.aspx 

      For a detailed overview of business-specific mandates, please visit: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/COVID19CountyMonitoringOverview.aspx (Under “Risk Criteria” – “specific tier based on risk-based criteria”)


      We will be posting resources to help our local businesses during this difficult and unprecedented crisis.  

      The Chamber is here to support you and our goal is to provide as much information as possible so that you will have access to resources that can help you through this extremely challenging time.

      Although our office is closed, I'll be working from home and available via phone and email.  I've temporarily laid off my staff to mitigate the impact on the Chamber budget.

      For eNews submissions:  
      chambernews@mcn.org
      *Please note that all submissions should be regarding announcements that follow all state and local orders. We ask that events are not submitted at this time unless they are virtual events or webinars.

      Please let me know how else I can support you and your businesses.

      I hope that you are all doing as well as can be expected under these stressful times.

      Take care, STAY HOME and be well.
      Sharon
      To reach me call 707-961-6302. 
      chamberceo@mcn.org



      Love Local mendoThis Shop Local program is created and launched as a partnership of the Greater Ukiah Business and Tourism Alliance, the Mendocino Coast Chamber of Commerce, the Willits Chamber of Commerce, and community leaders.

      Love Local Mendo Website


      Click Here For the Application

       



      It is designed to represent businesses from Hopland to Laytonville, across the county to Boonville, Fort Bragg and the South coast. The focus of the campaign is to create a central marketing effort to support local businesses to generate income while closed to the public.

      The campaign is a perfect platform to market your services, gift cards, and products. It will directly link customers to your selling platform. (delivery, curbside pickup, etc. within the guidelines of the most recent Shelter In Place orders must be observed)

       

       
       
       
       
       
       


       


       


      County of Mendocino COVID-19 updates

      Mendocino County has an up-to-date information site including business resources.  Our two coastal districts also have very active Facebook Groups:

      4th District :: 5th District

      City of Fort Bragg press releases

      West Business Development Center

      How your business may be impacted and resources to help.

      Community Foundation Resources

      KOZT Resource Page

      MCN Update page

      A message for business that use Square

      Today Square Online Store released the option for curbside pickup, and later this week a local delivery feature will be available for all businesses so that you can quickly adapt to this changing environment. They are also waiving curbside pickup and delivery fees for the next three months. Square Online Store already offers online orders for in-store pickup with no monthly fee. They are refunding all software subscription fees for the month of March.

      KGUA Resources