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08/15/2019 4:30 PM to
08/15/2019 6:00 PM

Natural History of the Channel Islands

California's Galapagos
The California Channel Islands are world-renowned for their scenic beauty and rich natural resources, including a large proportion of plants and animals found nowhere else on earth. This 9 week course offers an overview of the terrestrial ecology and natural history of these gems of the central coast. Join us as Garden Director of Conservation & Research Denise Knapp shares the stories of the plant, animal, geologic, climatic, and human realms on these fascinating islands.
Date: Thursday, Aug. 15th – Oct. 10th, 2019
Member: $95
Nonmember: $125
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Dr. Denise Knapp, the Garden's Director of Conservation and Research, received her degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she investigated plant-insect interactions and habitat restoration. She has worked for two decades as a plant ecologist in southern California, with eight of those years on Santa Catalina Island and conservation experience on nearly all of the Channel Islands. She has published research on a wide range of topics from ecosystem restoration and plant-insect interactions, to rare plant populations, vegetation change, fire, introduced species, and conservation prioritization.

Blaksley Library, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
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