UCSB Natural History Collection News
The UCSB Natural History Collections will be having weekly informal research seminars, with several guest speakers planned. If you are interested in natural history or collections research, come join every Wednesday from 5-6pm in CCBER's classroom! This will also be the meeting time for the Natural History Collections Club. Read more to find out the schedule of presenters.
This past weekend, CCBER invertebrate zoology staff went on a surprise field trip to the UC Irvine Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center. Read on about our experiences collecting with researchers from the California Academy of Sciences!
With the end of the school year upon us, we have a number of graduating students who have worked on the NCOS project for some time, including before the project broke ground. We asked some of these students to reflect on their experience at NCOS and how it has influenced their lives. Read more here.
This winter, CCBER conducted surveys to get a better understanding of the community’s perceptions and use of the North Campus Open Space project. Read more about the surveys and results here.
CCBER's Conservation and Restoration Ecology Seminar Series for the 2019 Spring quarter will focus on Restoring California's Native Perennial Grasslands. See the schedule of topics and speakers here.
Spring is on our doorstep, and with the NCOS restoration project well into its second year, we're taking stock of the planting progress and plans for the coming months. Read more about how we're working to control invasive weeds in order to give native plants an opportunity to establish.
North Campus Open Space Restoration Project
Updates & Events - Western Snowy Plovers are back, an update on restoration numbers, and more.
Feature Story - New UCSB Graduates Reflect on Their NCOS Experiences
Volunteer Opportunities - Second Saturday on June 8, 9:30 - 12:30.
Community Forum and Photos - Butterflies and baby birds!