SB Creek Week: Bringing Back Our Wetland Documentary Screening

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Join SBPL and Santa Barbara Urban Creeks Council for a special screening of the film Bringing Back Our Wetland for SB Creek Week. Bringing Back Our Wetland is a new documentary about about the restoration of the North Campus Open Space at UC Santa Barbara. Directed by Michael Love, Bringing Back Our Wetland was filmed over nearly 10 years and follows Dr. Lisa Stratton, director of ecosystem management at UCSB’s Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration, and her project to restore the  Devereux Slough back to the wetlands it was before conversion to a golf course in the 1960s. Following the film, Dr. Lisa Stratton will be available for audience questions. 

Creek Week is an annual celebration of our creeks, watersheds, and the ocean, with a week full of fun and informative events, talks, and tours to help build awareness and stewardship of the natural treasures of Santa Barbara, Goleta, and Carpinteria.
Creek Week is coordinated by the City of Santa Barbara Sustainability & Resilience Department’s Creeks Division, County of Santa Barbara Project Clean Water, City of Goleta, City of Carpinteria, UCSB, and Explore Ecology, with many local organizations joining in to host events throughout the week.