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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.

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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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California seaweeds: New approaches, perspectives, and surprises

This Friday, November 17, Dr. Kathy Ann Miller from UC Berkeley will present a talk covering, in a general way, the diversity of marine algae in California. Check out the flyer for more details. 

NCOS was all aflutter with bats this Halloween!

There's an unexpected variety of furry flyers visiting NCOS! Read more about the results of bat surveys conducted this year at the restoration project site.

Learn about our region's amazing seaweeds at this one-day workshop

You can gain an understanding about diversity, biogeography, evolution, and identification. Click here for more info. 

High quality water for your home, and for bird habitat at NCOS!

Water has been filling the main channels of the NCOS restoration site over the past month. It is a pleasant sight on the newly graded landscape, and birds are already flocking to the water to feed, drink and bathe! So what’s the story behind this water? The story continues here...

North Campus Open Space Restoration Project

NCOS News - November 2017

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Project Updates - We ramped up the planting at NCOS over the past month, and are preparing for winter with vernal pools, drill seeding, and more!

Feature Story - Data collected with a bat detector this year has revealed some exciting news!

Plus - More great photos, and loads of opportunities to come visit and help make NCOS grow!

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