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"In the Watershed" Articles

The articles listed here originally appeared in the "In the Watershed" column in the Coastal View News weekly newspaper. This column, which appears bi-weekly, is sponsored by the Carpinteria Creek Watershed Coalition and features stories that focus on the natural history, water quality, research and other topics relevant to Carpinteria Valley watersheds. If you're interested in writing an article for this column, please contact Darcy Aston at 568-3546 or daston@co.santa-barbara.ca.us.

CCWC: A Community Effort to Care for Carpinteria Creek

By Bob Thiel and Darcy Aston, CCWC members
In the Watershed

By Darcy Aston, Carpinteria Creek Watershed Coalition

Developing a Watershed Action Plan for Carpinteria Creek

By Tom Lockhart, Cachuma Resource Conservation District

Future development along Santa Barbara�s coast: a hydrologic prospective on where and how should we build.

By Ed Beighley

Erosion and the Carpinteria Watershed:
Take These Words with a Grain of Silt.

By Stuart Levenbach, Ph.D. student,
Department of EEMB, UCSB

Improving Water Quality in Carpinteria

By Darcy Aston, Project Clean Water, County of Santa Barbara

Understanding water quality in our local creeks: Why is it important?

By Tim Robinson, CCWC, Ph.D. graduate student researcher at UCSB and resident of Carpinteria

Farmers Up the Creek

By Rick Shade

Algae vs. riparian vegetation � it goes with the flow.

By Al Leydecker, PhD, Researcher, Santa Barbara Coastal LTER, UC Santa Barbara


A brief field guide to stream algae, or: just what is that slimy green stuff?

By Julie Simpson, graduate student researcher, Department of EEMB at UCSB

Carpinteria Marsh Plants.
By Andrea Morden, Friends of Carptineria Salt Marsh
Keep Carpinteria Creek Clean.
By Corinne Huckaby, Regional Water Quality Control Board

Enjoy your park system.
Matt Roberts, Parks & Recreation Director,
City of Carpinteria

New Water Quality Effort Targets Growers

By Alison Jones, Regional Water Quality Control Board

A history of Carpinteria Creek

By Jill Komoto, Chair, Carpinteria Creek Watershed Coalition

Arundo Battle Plans Being Drawn

By David Chang, Santa Barbara County Agricultural Commissioners Office

Aquatic Bugs and Healthy Streams

By John O'Brien, California Department of Fish and Game

Mapping Riparian Areas in Southern California

By Ethan Inlander, Conception Coast Project

Progress Made on the Watershed Plan for Carpinteria Creek

By Tom Lockhart, Cachuma Resource Conservation District

New Bluffs Preserve Parking Area will Improve Water Quality

By Matthew Roberts, Director of Parks and Recreation, City of Carpinteria

Carpinteria Salt Marsh Enhancement Plan

Staff, Santa Barbara County Flood
Control District

Wetlands in Southern California

By Bob Thiel, Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project

An Artist Looks At A Creek

By Bob Hanson

Carpinteria Creek Steelhead Revival

By Matt Stoecker

UCSB Research Explore Kelp Forest Biology

By Hunter Lenihan, Professor, Bren School of Environmental Science and Mangagment, UCSB

Water Diversion Threatens Native Species in Local Creeks

By Natasha Lohmus, California Department of Fish and Game

Watershed Coalition Coordinator Will Assist Local Growers

By Kay Mercer, Southern San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties Agricultural Watershed Coalition

Get Involved with the Carpinteria Salt Marsh!
By Andrea Morden, Carpinteria Salt Marsh Friends

Landscaping for the Watershed (Part 1 of 3)

By Owen Dell, County Landscape & Design

Hidden Opportunities for Urban Runoff (Part 2 of 3)
By Owen Dell, County Landscape & Design

Landscaping for the Watershed (Part 3 of 3)
By Owen Dell, County Landscape & Design

Steelhead in Mission Creek hints at possibilities for Carpinteria By David Pritchett, Southern California Steelhead Coalition

Take a walk�in the watershed
By Matt Roberts,
Parks & Recreation Director,
City of Carpinteria

Carpinteria Creek Coalition is Awarded $42,500 to Control Arundo
By David Chang, Agricultural Commissioner's Office

Santa Barbara County Fish Passage Project Development Program
By Rory Lang, County Water Agency

The Life of Carpinteria Creek is in the Flow
By Tim Robinson, CCWC, Ph.D. graduate student researcher at UCSB and resident of Carpinteria

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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