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Museum Digitization Day, Saturday November 2

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 11:38 -- Katja Seltmann

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. 


 

NCOS Water Quality Update

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 11:35 -- Ryan Clark

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.


Exclosures Deployed to Help Snowy Plovers in Tough Breeding Season

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 17:28 -- Ryan Clark

The threatened Western Snowy Plover faces many challenges when attempting to successfully reproduce. This breeding season, crow predation on plover eggs has been so intense on COPR and NCOS that something creative needed to be done or the plovers would not be able to reproduce successfully. Read more.


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