SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

A ceremony honoring the legacy of popular television host Huell Howser was held Friday in Santa Barbara.

A Cota sycamore tree was dedicated in memory of Howser, who served as a guest host of the Santa Barbara Beautiful Awards in 2005.

City Poet Laureate Chryss Yost recited an original poem during the ceremony. The Santa Barbara Beautiful board of directors laid a plaque at the base of the tree.

Visitors can find the tree at the intersection of East Los Olivos and Alameda Padres Sierra streets near Old Mission Santa Barbara.

Slideshow: Cota Sycamore Tree Dedicated To California Television Host

POSTED: 03:42 PM PDT Apr 11, 2014 

A ceremony honoring the legacy of popular television host Huell Howser was held Friday in Santa Barbara.

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