Posts by John Nordstrand

Creek Week 2019

Creek Week 2019 is already on! Be sure to check out the following events hosted or co-sponsored by the Urban Creeks Council: Watershed Recovery in Montecito Panel Discussion (Monday 9/23, 6-8 pm, Faulkner Gallery at the Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St.): Join the Urban Creeks Council and three expert guests for a panel discussion.…

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March 2019 Newsletter

Download our newsletter as a PDF or read the articles below. Jump to an article: Healthy Food and Creek Restoration in Hidden Valley Ring Nets Threaten Montecito Creeks What Happens to Human-Altered Creeks During the Rain? Educational Outreach Debris Flow Forum 2018 Creek Cleanup Events Habitat Restoration in the Arroyo Burro Open Space UCC Welcomes…

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Come to See the River’s Journey Art Show & Reception!

The river’s journey art show opening at Sullivan-Goss Gallery http://www.sullivangoss.com/Exhibits/rivers_journey_2018.asp.asp on Thursday October 4th (1st Thursday, Santa Barbara) features some beautiful artwork by a group of six local women painters called Rose Compass.  Please come to the reception!

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2018 Creek Cleanup Season begins with a Bang!

Brian Trautwein, Analyst / Watershed Program Coordinator, Environmental Defense Center The 2018 Creek Cleanup season got off to a great start! The Environmental Defense Center’s (EDC) https://www.environmentaldefensecenter.org/cleanup program, cosponsored by Urban Creeks Council (UCC) and the City of Goleta, netted 1,369 pounds of garbage from the first cleanup in the Devereux Creek Watershed on August…

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Creek Week Forum: Watershed Recovery In Montecito, What’s Next?

WATERSHED RECOVERY IN MONTECITO: WHAT’S NEXT?  By:  Louis Andaloro (SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) – Join the Urban Creeks Council and experts to discuss the January 9 Debris Flow and plans for watershed recovery in Montecito from a public safety and environmental perspective. Who: Tom Fayram, Deputy Director Public Works, Santa Barbara County Flood Control District Ed…

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