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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