Ocean Meadows aerial photo
Solitary Sandpiper & Greater Yellowlegs
Ocean Meadows aerial photo
Black Phoebe
planting volunteers holding up t-shirts

The North Campus Open Space (NCOS) Restoration Project restores the upper arms of Devereux Slough with funding from partner agencies. Restoration of the estuary will support a diversity of birds, fish, and wildlife; absorb flood waters; and is adaptive to sea level rise. Over 2.5 miles of trails provide scenic views and connectivity to the California Coastal Trail. The Marsh Trail is open. Restoration is ongoing and visitor amenities are under construction by UCSB’s Cheadle Center for Biodiversity & Ecological Restoration (CCBER).

News & Announcements

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September 2019

Updates & Events - Day of Caring, Estuary & Creek Week Events, Weed whacking and Mesa slopes planting!

Feature Story - NCOS Water Quality Update

Volunteer Opportunities - You can help us anytime! Stay tuned for Second Saturday and other opportunities next month.

Community Forum and Photos - Bobcat & spider-parasitizing wasp videos, plus great bird photos as always!

Read the full newsletter here.


North Campus Open Space Restoration Project Restoration Plan


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