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Master of Environmental Science and Management: Master's Group Project

Evaluating Climate Mitigation Potential of Natural & Working Lands in Santa Barbara County

An agricultural crop growing in rows

Group Members: Alicia Fennell, Gavi Keyles, Madeline Oliver, Minnie Ringland, Michael Wells

Faculty Advisors: Samantha Stevenson

Client: County of Santa Barbara Sustainability Division


Contact: gp‑


Group Project Proposal


This project evaluates how Santa Barbara County’s working lands may be managed to best mitigate and adapt to climate change. Using TerraCount, this project aims to quantify the carbon storage impacts and co-benefits associated with a range of management activities.