SBAS Gets 1st Executive Director

WELCOME, CHERIE TOPPER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

SANTA BARBARA AUDUBON

Photo by David Levasheff
Our ED at Goleta Sanitary District after a Baird’s Sandpiper Sighting
Photo by David Levasheff

Co-Presidents Steve Ferry and Dolores Pollock are happy to introduce Santa Barbara Audubon’s first executive director, Cherie Topper. “We couldn’t be more pleased with the outcome of our search and look forward to working with Cherie,” report the co-presidents, summing up the feeling of the Board as a new era in the history of SBAS begins. … Continue Reading

SBAS Endorses Measure P

The SBAS Board, at its retreat on July 26, voted to endorse Santa Barbara County Measure P, the anti-fracking initiative that will appear on the November ballot.  The initiative would ban fracking and other forms of oil well stimulation methods in Santa Barbara County.  The SBAS Board voted that these extraction techniques are too dangerous to humans and the environment.  … Continue Reading