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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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) 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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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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