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Proposed legislation aims to protect vast areas of Central Coast back country

October 16, 2017

Central Coast Congressman Salud Carbajal (D-24th District) and  U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) have launched the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act, which would designate nearly 250,000 acres of public land in the Los Padres National Forest and Carrizo Plain National Monument as wilderness.  

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Santa Barbara Botanic Garden temporarily closing due to red flag warning

October 12, 2017

The Red Flag Warning in effect Thursday night into Saturday morning affects the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden that is nestled in Mission Canyon.

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Scientists Discover Plants Never Seen Before On One Of The Channel Islands

October 10, 2017

KCLU’s Debra Greene reports on the scientists’ findings of plants never before seen on San Nicholas Island and the significance of these new discoveries.

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New Deal Protects Unique Land On South Coast, While Helping To Fund Non-Profit's Endowment

September 29, 2017

KCLU's Lance Orozco reports on a special deal which will preserve some unique South Coast land, while allowing the non-profit which owned it to cash out some of its market value to use for its endowment.

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Botanic Garden and Land Trust Team Up to Preserve 88 Acres in Toro Canyon

September 26, 2017

The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County and Santa Barbara Botanic Garden have joined forces to preserve Hay Hill, 88 acres of important wildlife and plant habitat.

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