Further Reading:
Works Cited:
Preston, William. “Serpent in the Garden: Environmental Change in Colonial California.” California history (San Francisco) 76.2/3 (1997): 260–298. Web.
Magazine, S. (2019, April 22). How an oil spill inspired the first Earth Day. Smithsonian.com. Retrieved October 8, 2021, from https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/how-oil-spill-50-years-ago-inspired-first-earth-day-180972007/. 
Rick, Torben & Erlandson, Jon & Braje, Todd & Estes, JA & Graham, Michael & Vellanowith, RL. (2008). Historical ecology and human impacts on coastal ecosystems of the Santa Barbara Channel region, California. 
Southern California Marine Protected Areas. CDFW Prod. (n.d.). Retrieved October 8, 2021, from https://wildlife.ca.gov/Conservation/Marine/MPAs/Network/Southern-California. 
“50th Anniversary of the Santa Barbara Oil Spill: A Catalyst of the Modern Environmental Movement: The Daily Nexus.” The Daily Nexus | The University of California, Santa Barbara's Independent, Student-Run Newspaper., 3 Feb. 2019, https://dailynexus.com/2019-01-31/50th-anniversary-of-the-santa-barbara-oil-spill-a-catalyst-of-the-modern-environmental-movement/. 
Sbfirescadmin. “Fire History of Santa Barbara County.” Sbfiresafecouncil, https://sbfiresafecouncil.org/fire-history-of-santa-barbara-county/. 
“Where Does Your Water Come from?” WaterWiseSB, http://www.waterwisesb.org/where.wwsb.
"Brief Oil and Gas History of Santa Barbara County". Energy Division, Santa Barbara County. Archived from the original on April 18, 2011. Retrieved December 12, 2008.
 "Beaches sparkle after Santa Barbara cleanup". The Odessa American. August 25, 1969. Retrieved January 15, 2015.
Myers, M. R., Cayan, D. R., Iacobellis, S. F., Melack, J. M., Beighley, R. E., Barnard, P. L., Dugan, J. E. and Page, H. M., 2017. Santa Barbara Area Coastal Ecosystem Vulnerability Assessment. CASG-17-009.https://caseagrant.ucsd.edu/sites/default/files/SBA-CEVA-final-0917.pdf
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