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SBAS Supports Protecting the Los Padres National Forest

421,058 acres of Los Padres National Forest are vulnerable to development due to proposed changes in the Land Management Plan. The U.S. Forest Service is considering if it will protect these rare plant and wildlife habitats in it’s Inventoried Roadless Areas or open them to development. Santa Barbara Audubon has joined with many other local… Read more »

SBAS Supports Acquiring Ocean Meadows Golf Course

Ocean Meadows Golf Course was built upon the upper section of the Devereux Slough and is an extremely important wildlife linkage between the Goleta Slough Open Space and the Ellwood-Devereux Open Space. Santa Barbara Audubon wrote to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to support the acquisition of Ocean Meadows and returning it to a… Read more »

Improve Village at Lake Los Carneros EIR

Santa Barbara Audubon is encouraging the City of Goleta to take a deeper look at the proposed development called the Village at Lake Los Carneros. The Environmental Impact Report (EIR) could use improvement regarding transportation, water and energy efficiency, mitigating creek impacts during development as well as selecting native plants to support local birds as… Read more »