Spring 2017 Funded Projects

 

1. Restoration Intern Training Program Summer & Fall 2017

Organization: Cheadle Center for Biological and Ecological Restoration

$2,250

Included funding for 6 interns

 

2. Kids in Nature Peer-to Peer Environmental Education Program

Organization: Cheadle Center for Biological and Ecological Restoration

$21,083

Included funding for 8 interns

 

3. Fostering a Lifelong Fascination with Nature

Organization: Nature Track

$9,375

 

4. Blue Horizons Summer Program for Environmental Media 2017

Organization: Carsey-Wolf Center

$4,034

 

5. Putting an End to the Phillips 66 Rail Spur Extension Project

Organization: Environmental Defense Center

$10,000

Included funding for 1 intern

 

6. Across the Channel: Investigating Diel Dynamics (ACIDD)

Organization: Marine Science Institute

$12,000

 

7. Supporting Students in Natural History Collections Research

Organization: Cheadle Center for Biological and Ecological Restoration

$1,500

Included funding for 4 interns

 

8. MPA Watch Internship Program

Organization: Santa Barbara Channelkeeper

$4,421.84

Included funding for 2 interns

 

9. Research Mentoring Continuation

Organization:  Cheadle Center for Biological and Ecological Restoration

$8,602

Included funding for 6 interns

 

10. UCSB campus native tree restoration and maintenance

Organization: Your Children’s Trees At UCSB

$7,607.52

Included funding for 10 interns

 

11. Internships and additional funding support for conservation, education, and restoration programs

Organization: Coal Oil Point Reserve

$11,573.12

Included funding for 27 interns

 

12. Competition Between Chaparral Obligate Seeder Shrubs and Invasive Grasses

Organization: Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology

$3,248.66

Included funding for 1 intern

 

13. Consumer-mediated nutrient cycling in kelp forests: identifying how consumer hotspots drive primary production in the Santa Barbara Channel

Organization: Marine Science Institute

$9,362.40

Included funding for 3 interns

 

14. Educational Signage

Organization: Isla Vista Recreation and Parks District

$1,813.89

 

15. Adopt a Block Program

Organization: Isla Vista Recreation and Parks District

$2,258

Included funding for 2 interns

 

16. Defending Goleta Beach from the Destructive Effects of Coastal Armoring

Organization: Surfrider Santa Barbara Chapter

$7,454

Included funding for 1 intern

 

17. The Golden Forest

Organization: REEF

$900

 

18. Short Film Project From Golf Course to Wetlands; the Restoration of the Upper Arms of the Devereaux Slough

Organization: Cheadle Center for Biological and Ecological Restoration

$1,000

 

19. Intraspecific diversity in dimethylsulphoniopropionate-lyase activity in the coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi found within the Santa Barbara Channel

Organization: Marine Science Institute

$996.98

 

20. Reef Check California

organization : Reef Check Foundation

$1,000

Included funding for 1 intern

 

21. Goleta Slough Monitoring Program

Organization: Santa Barbara Audubon Society

$962.50

 

22. Plumes and Blooms NASA Oceanographic Cruise

Organization: Marine Science Institute

$975

 

TOTAL FUNDED: $125,445.63