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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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UCSB Herbarium Curation Internships

The UCSB Herbarium housed at CCBER is looking for undergraduate interns to help with the curation of specimens.

UCSB Library Exhibition - Botanical Illustrations and Scientific Discovery

The UCSB Library presents Botanical Illustrations and Scientific Discovery - Joseph Banks and the Exploration of the South Pacific 1768-1771, an examination of the impact of 18th century botanical illustrations. 

Job Opening: Assistant Professor in Environmental Data Science and Informatics, Earth Research Institute

The Earth Research Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Environmental Data Science and Informatics at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Native Grassland Restoration at NCOS

One of the largest restoration areas of NCOS, second to the salt marsh, is the Native Grassland Complex. Read More Here.

North Campus Open Space Restoration Project

NCOS News - September 2017

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Project Updates - Planting has begun, the slough is officially re-connected, plus more construction updates.

Feature Story - an overview of native grassland restoration at NCOS

Plus - Come help us make NCOS grow!

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