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Learn how UC Santa Barbara, alongside a community of visionary environmentalists,  restored a former Goleta golf course back into a wetland.


The UCSB Affiliates and the Cheadle Center for Biodiversity & Ecological Restoration present a FREE community screening of Bringing Back Our Wetland. The 65-minute documentary captures a decade-long project to restore the upper Devereux Slough in Goleta to its natural state. The film will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Carla D'Antonio, Professor and Schuyler Chair, Environmental Studies and featuring Lisa Stratton, Director of Ecological Restoration, Cheadle Center; Michael Love, Director and Producer; Marianne Parra, Representative of the Santa Barbara's indigenous people; Colleen Grant, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and Katherine Emery, Executive Director, Santa Barbara Audubon Society.

Thursday June 1, 2023 at 7:00pm at the Marjorie Luke Theatre (721 E Cota St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103)


General Admission - FREE

For more information contact Liz Holohan at

This event is supported in part by The Marjorie Luke Theatre’s Dreier Family Rent Subsidy Fund and The Antenore Fund.

Our partners: Associated Students Coastal Fund, Santa Barbara Audubon Society, Environmental Alliance of Santa Barbara County Museums, Community Environmental Council, and The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County.

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