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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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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