Last Saturday, the Natural History Collections Club held an event to transcribe data for the insect collections. The event attracted participants from many different disciplines to get around 500 specimens from the online invertebrate database transcribed!
The Environmental Studies Citizen Science class took part in an iNaturalist bioblitz throughout campus under the guidance of their professor and CCBER staff. Read more about the three hours they spent recording observations of pollinators using their phone cameras and ingenuity.
The NCOS restoration project provides opportunities for students and volunteers to gain experience in all aspects of restoration ecology and management. Read on to learn about the experiences and reflections of some of our dedicated restoration and collections interns and staff, in their own words!
It has been an exciting year at CCBER and we thank you for your support, community, and continued involvement. With your help we will keep growing in 2018! Read more about our fabulous 2017 in the Year in Review.
UCSB undergraduate student John Parsons recently completed a two quarter research internship project called the "Species Distribution of Coastal Santa Barbara Lichens". Learn more about local lichens here.