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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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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 - December 2019

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Updates & Events - Tracking Workshop, NCOS Tour, Volunteer Planting Day.

Feature Story - Predators and Prey at NCOS

Volunteer Opportunities - Saturday December 14th, 9:30-12, or anytime - email us at ncos@ccber.ucsb.edu

Community Forum and Photos - Cooper's Hawk, Marsh Wren, and Grebe with an impressive catch.

Read the full newsletter here.

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