Ocean Meadows aerial photo
Solitary Sandpiper & Greater Yellowlegs
Ocean Meadows aerial photo
Black Phoebe
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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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February 2020

Updates & Events - Visitor Plaza update and stories about wetland hydrology and the return of Ventura marsh milk-vetch.

Volunteer Opportunities - Come plant the NCOS Mesa this Saturday, February 8th, 9:30-12! or join us anytime - email ncos@ccber.ucsb.edu

Community Forum and Photos - video of a red fox on the Mesa, and a variety of great bird photos.

Read the full newsletter here.


North Campus Open Space Restoration Project Restoration Plan


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