One of CCBER's westernmost sites, South Parcel is situated between Coal Oil Point Reserve and Ellwood Mesa. This 68-acre site was initially preserved as natural open space in 2007 to serve as mitigation for the North Campus Faculty Housing Project. The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County and UCSB then negotiated a conservation easement in 2010 which called for the land to be restored, and since then CCBER's accomplished teams have been hard at work improving the habitats in this area.
This quarter for the Conservation and Restoration Ecology Seminar we will be focusing on Citizen Science: Assessing when it is appropriate, how to set it up effectively and how data are used from crowd sourced data. Please join us!