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Ecology and Diversity of the Manzanitas

Earlier this month, CCBER Collections Manager Greg Wahlert presented to the California Native Plant Society about one of the chaparral's most iconic trees, the manzanita (genus Arctostaphylos). Read more about his research on their phylogeny and learn about identification!


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NCOS News - April 2018

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Updates - Celebrate 1 year of NCOS Restoration Progress by participating in UCSB Give Day; Wildflowers are blooming; Bridge construction update; 100,000th plant installed, and more!

Feature Story - Devereux Slough breached the sandbar and connected with the ocean last month! Read on about how the hydrology of the restored wetlands at NCOS followed the prediction models, and for some cool time-lapse footage of the breach.

And - Second Saturday Planting and more great bird photos!

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