News & Media

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NCOS Audubon Overlook

You are probably aware of the major restoration project underway at the North Campus Open Space, north of Coal Oil Point Reserve. The former Ocean Meadows Golf Course was purchased by the Trust for Public Lands, and transferred to the University of California for conservation, restoration and management. The Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological… Read more »

In Honor of Jan Hamber

This year’s Eyes In The Sky open house also held a festive brunch at which Santa Barbara Audubon honored Jan Hamber, a founding member of SBAS and a long time advocate of the California Condor. Several speeches highlighting Jan’s many contributions preceded the special showing of Jeff McLoughlin’s video segment from “The Condor’s Shadow”. You… Read more »

In The News – Coal Oil Point & Cris Sandoval

Vic Cox of The Santa Barbara Independent has written an article titled “Restoring a Prize Goleta Valley Habitat” Cris Sandoval’s Journey to Save Snowy Plovers It’s a good read, take a look

SB Newspress Trail Quest Features Meet Your Wild Neighbor

The Santa Barbara News Press has a regular feature call Trail Quest by James Wapotich. The Monday May 16, 2016 edition on page A3 features Meet Your Wild Neighbor. You can read the article HERE if you are a subscriber.

Summer Match!

YOU DID IT! WE MADE OUR MATCH! Thanks to 30 donors, we raised — and topped — our $20,000 summer Match challenge for the endowment. The result is that the Santa Barbara Audubon Society endowment has nearly doubled, helping ensure our financial footing. We are very grateful to two longtime Audubon friends who initiated the… Read more »