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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AMAZING Creek Clean-up of Devereux Creek!

HERE’S WHERE YOUR DONATIONS GO TO WORK! Congratulations to the Environmental Defense Center, along with co-sponsors Urban Creeks Council and the City of Goleta, for a very successful clean up of Devereux Creek! Thank you Brian Trautwein for leading 13 volunteers–including our always dependable boardmember Louis Andaloro–who together removed 1,369 pounds of garbage from Devereux creek! UCC will…

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Why Should We Protect Our Local Habitats?

Why Should We Protect Our Local Habitats? Santa Barbara County includes multiple types of habitat, including riparian areas, chaparral, oak woodland, and others. Preserving these habitats is beneficial to not only the wild animals and plants that live in them, but the human population too. What kinds of habitat can be found in Santa Barbara?…

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Santa Barbara Urban Creeks Council: Thomas Fire Aftermath

(Mike Eliason / Santa Barbara County Fire Department photo)   How natural forces and geological hazards combined to reshape the landscape with UCSB ES & Geology Professor Ed Keller. Presented by: Citizens Planning Association and the Santa Barbara Urban Creeks Council For background on this topic read Professor Keller’s recent Noozhawk article “‘Extreme’ Rainfall on…

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