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UCSB Natural History Collection News

CCBER has one of a few specimens of a giant sphinx moth from Mexico that has begun to be found in Santa Barbara. Read more about the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History's study of the moth's occurrence and how citizens can help. 


Botanist Gregory Wahlert, Ph.D., is CCBER’s newest staff addition and has already begun his duties as Research Botanist and Collections Manager. 


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Predators and Prey at NCOS

American Kestrel - Photo by Mark Bright

Interactions between predators and prey at NCOS are being studied and are in turn informing management decisions. Read on to learn about how you can help keep predator-prey interactions healthy. 


NCOS Vegetation Update: The Restoration Evidence Is In

CCBER's restoration team recently completed the second year of vegetation monitoring at NCOS. Check out how the coverage and diversity of native species is expanding, as well as updates on the planting numbers and more.


2nd Annual NCOS vs. COPR Bird Survey Roundup

Fall is here, and that means it's the time of year when we review and tally up our bird survey data from the last 12 months. Check out the results for NCOS and COPR, and learn about the Pacific Flyway Shorebird Survey!


Conservation and Restoration Ecology Seminar Series, Fall 2019

Conifer Forest Management & climate change impacts: fire, drought and disease

Monday’s 6-7pm, Rm 1013 Harder South (Classroom)

The Conservation and Restoration Ecology Seminar series is a topical series that is available for credit to UCSB students and is open to the public.


 

North Campus Open Space Restoration Project

NCOS News - January 2020

Devereux Slough is filled to the brim in this aerial photo taken on December 31st by Bill Dewey.

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Updates & Events - The Slough is Full!, Mosquito Control, and Wildflowers on the Mesa.

Volunteer Opportunities - Saturday January 11th, 9:30-12, or anytime - email us at ncos@ccber.ucsb.edu

Community Forum and Photos - Vibrant California Poppies, and lots of water birds taking advantage of the currently abundant aquatic habitat.

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