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The Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration is a center under the Office of Research.  CCBER fulfills the university's mission of education, research, and outreach through its stewardship and restoration of campus lands and preservation and management of natural history collections.

CCBER film by Chris Jenkins

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Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration
Harder South, Building 578, MS-9615
University of California Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9615


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Katja Seltmann talk on Museum Science Data

On Tuesday April 18th, CCBER director Katja Seltmann gave a talk for the Science Data Club on museum science data.

Santa Clara River System Conservation and Restoration

The Santa Clara River is an example of how conservation and restoration can function in a complex system with many threats. 

Kids in Nature Explore Arroyo Hondo

Kids in Nature explore the beautiful Arroyo Hondo canyon on the Gaviota coast and enjoy a morning of hiking, natural history, bird watching and hunting for invertebrates.

What is a salt marsh and why are we restoring one?

The Devereux Slough salt marsh in winter.

North Campus Open Space Restoration Project

April 5, 2017

> Tuesday, April 11, 5:30 - 7:00 pm: Information Meeting; Sierra Madre Meeting Room

> Fence Installation – April 10 – 14

> Grading start date and potential duration: April 17 – likely through November 2017


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