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What Happens to Creeks During the Rain?

What Happens to Creeks During the Rain? During the recent rain, you may have noticed rushing water in some of Santa Barbara’s creeks.  Creeks are important features in any landscape because they channel water from rain and natural springs into larger bodies of water, including the ocean.  Channelized or otherwise altered creeks, or those taken…

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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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