Ruairi Bateson

Ruairi leads a team of enthusiastic staff and friendly volunteers at our two visitor centers, welcoming people from around the world to our beautiful Santa Barbara South Coast. Ruairi is a native Irishman, but for the last 14 years, he has been a local resident of Carpinteria. He has been managing retail stores in the non-profit and for-profit fields for over 20 years.