Gaviota Coast Conservancy

From “No Trespassing” To The Welcome Mat

by Janet Koed On February 12, Steve and I headed out for a low tide hike at Naples with a good-sized group of folks. After years of hiking on Naples, we no longer expect to be sent away, and the …

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Gaviota and Black History Month

by Janet Koed When I read the article in the Santa Barbara Independent, “Black History Started Here in Santa Barbara”, I was impressed by the historical documentation of Eric Hvolbol. It wasn’t the first time Gaviota Coast Conservancy learned new …

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Salt Marsh and Estuary Wetlands on Gaviota Coast

by Greg Karpain The Gaviota Coast spans 76 miles and some 200,000 acres located in western Santa Barbara County between Coal Oil Point and Point Sal. Its southern portion lies between the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and the Los …

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A Vision Through the Mist

by Janet Koed Today I had a special moment you might appreciate. It starts out with a group meeting up for a kayak day trip at Refugio. Met by some disappointing foggy weather, we launched into the familiar abyss. Water …

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