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UCSB Natural History Collection News

Introduction to the Identification of California Bees
Learn how to identify our diverse native bees in this three day workshop.

January 18-20th with instructor Jaime Pawelek, CA Native Bees, Consultant specializing in the taxonomic identification of native bees 


 

Have you ever wanted to volunteer in a natural history collection or herbarium?

Join us Saturday November 2 (9:00am to 3:00pm) to help us digitally transcribe specimens from the UCSB Natural History Collections. Tour the collections, meet collection staff, participate in research and learn about our projects that are helping make information about museum specimens and plants available online. 


 

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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.


 

NCOS Water Quality Update

With National Estuaries Week and Santa Barbara County's Creek Week happening this month, it's a good opportunity to update and review some results from our ongoing monitoring of one of the most important elements of the NCOS wetland restoration project - the water. Read on about the results from some of the water quality monitoring conducted at NCOS this past winter and how these results are influencing our future monitoring plans.


Kids in Nature 2018-2019

The Kids in Nature Program has had a wonderful year of outdoor learning in picturesque and often breathtaking locations. Read more here.


North Campus Open Space Restoration Project

NCOS News - October 2019

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Updates & Events - Shout out to Day of Caring volunteers, Solar ROOST, and a fruitful bird survey.

Feature Story - 2nd Annual NCOS vs. COPR Bird Survey Roundup

Volunteer Opportunities - Second Saturday this week - October 12th, 9:30-12. You can also help us anytime!.

Community Forum and Photos - Lesser Nighthawk, avocets and a Carpenter Bee.

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