Archived News

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Rare hoodwinker sunfish, never before seen in Northern Hemisphere, washes up at Coal Oil Point Reserve

Thursday, March 1, 2018

The new COPR Nature Center is now open to the general public on the first Saturday of every month.  It is also open by appointment.

For the full reserve experience, you can book a guided tour that includes a visit to the Nature Center! 

Please check the Nature Center page for details.

Monday, November 13, 2017

The Fall 2017-Winter 2018 issue of Montecito Magazine describes what our Reserves and our Reserve Directors do for our local environments.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Coal Oil Point Reserve is a showcase for ecology and biodiversity in UCSB’s backyard.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Cris Sandoval's Journey to Save Snowy Plovers

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The UC Santa Barbara NRS is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the University of California Natural Reserve System. Check out how you can join in the celebration at upcoming events on campus and at our Reserves.