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Discover the Natural Reserve System: A Conference Celebrating the UCSB NRS

When: Friday, February 8, 2013

Location: Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California Santa Barbara

Free onsite registration; come for the day or drop in at any time

HEAR invited speakers talk about the cutting edge research they are doing at Reserves
SEE poster presentations and talk with the presenters about research and outreach
MEET Reserve directors and researchers working at UCSB NRS sites
JOIN us for a wine reception at the close of the conference

For the program times and poster sessions: http://nrs.ucsb.edu

Invited Speakers
Dr. Cristina Sandoval, Director, Coal Oil Point Reserve, UC Santa Barbara
The Recovery of the Western Snowy Plover at Coal Oil Point Reserve

Dr. Carla D’Antonio, Environmental Studies Program,
and Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, UC Santa Barbara
Interpreting Livestock Grazing Effects on Grassland Composition

Dr. Kevin D. Lafferty, United States Geological Survey and UC Santa Barbara
This Nature Reserve is Full of Parasites!

Dr. Tim M. Tinker, United States Geological Survey and UC Santa Cruz
The Sea Otters of Central California: Keystone Predators
and Indicators of Nearshore Ecosystem Influences

Dr. Lynn H. Gamble, Department of Anthropology, UC Santa Barbara
Human Adaptation During the Middle Holocene on Santa Cruz Island

Hank Pitcher, College of Creative Studies, UC Santa Barbara
Painting on a Reserve

Dr. John M. Melack, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management,
and Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, UC Santa Barbara
From Snowmelt to Saline Waters: Studies of Lakes in the Eastern Sierra Nevada

Dr. Peggy L. Fiedler, Director, UC Natural Reserve System
The UC Natural Reserve System at 48 Years (and Counting)

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