West Coast California

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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Gaviota Double Feature Movie Screening at Night Lizard

by Janet Koed What is a Night Lizard? A night lizard could be a small local reptile rescued from the brink of extinction, or it could be the Santa Barbara craft brewing company, showing a special documentary wildlife film of …

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Hollister Ranch Planning Process – You’re Invited

GCC Encourages your Participation in the Hollister Ranch  Planning Process – You’re Invited to Share Your Ideas! The HRCAP Planning Team would like to thank you for staying involved with this planning effort. The State and Planning team have been …

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New River Gorge National Park – A New Park

By Steve Forsell Yes there is another new National Park which was designated in December 2020. Having visited all of the other 62 National Parks, my wife, Mary, and I were anxious to keep our list up to date and …

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Santa Barbara Natives

By Andrea Hoot On the most recent Gaviota Coast Conservancy field trip, we visited Santa Barbara Natives, which is a plant nursery located on the property of La Paloma Ranch. The drive up the canyon road was stunning, and the …

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