1. Preventing Resumed Oil Production off the Gaviota Coast

Environmental Defense Center

$11,734.00, including $3,000 for intern funding.

 

2. Coastal Biodiversity and Restoration Research and Monitoring Internships

CCBER

$6,900.00, including $3,600.00 for intern funding.

 

3. Investigating dynamics of particle-attached microbial respiratory pathways in low-oxygen

bottom waters of the Santa Barbara Channel

Marine Science Institue

$8,988.16, including $2,588.16 for intern funding.

 

4. MPA Watch Internship Program

Santa Barbara Channelkeeper

$4,417.33, including $2,967.33 for intern funding.

 

5. Kids in Nature Peer-Peer Environmental Education Program Internships

CCBER

$10,812.25, including $2,500.00 for intern funding.

 

6. Internships and additional funding support for conservation, education, and restoration

programs for fiscal year 2021-2022

Coal Oil Point Reserve

$58,463.97, including $50,563.97 for intern funding.

 

7. Investigating the genetic structure and drivers of ecological connectivity for the rock scallop Crassadoma gigantea in the Santa Barbara Channel and greater Southern California Bight

Marine Science Institute

$11,270.00, including $1,500.00 for intern funding.

 

8. Lead and Microtrash Removal in the Santa Ynez Mountains

Los Padres ForestWatch

$4,049.59, including $1,500.00 for intern funding.

 

9. Climate – Root Feedbacks on Terrestrial C stocks via Triggering and Enzyme Synthesis,

Two Mechanisms of Priming.

Earth Research Institute

$18,414.5, including $11,414.5 for intern funding.

 

10. Providing student training and work experience in the Cheadle Center’s natural history

museum: Furthering our mission to document the biodiversity and ecological conditions of the Santa

Barbara region.

Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration

$18,558.00, including $18,558.00 for intern funding.

 

Minor Grants

 

11. Biological Control of Cape Ivy

MSI

$995, including $900 for intern funding.

 

12. Soil Amendments in Coastal Grassland Restoration for Carbon Sequestration

Earth Research Institute

$995.7, including $305.7 for intern funding.

 

13. How planting site and community influence resotration success through fungal symbionts.

UCSB Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology

$1,000.00, including $1,000.00 for intern funding.

 

14. Understanding Co-location Opportunities in our Oceans

UCSB Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology

$1,000.00, including $1,000.00 for intern funding.

 

15. “Coastal Fund & SB Surfrider: Ocean-Friendly Gardens”

Surfrider Foundation

$1,000.00, including $200.00 for intern funding.