ESRM Welcome Back Q&A – Recap and Important Info

Welcome back, ESRMers! We shore hope everyone had a swell summer. In case you missed it, here are some highlights and important information that Dr. Anderson (our Program Chair and Fearless Leader) addressed at our ESRM Welcome Back Q&A on Thursday, August 29th: The Santa Rosa Island Research Station (SRIRS) is back in business! Last year,[…]

Enrollment Issues

ESRM has grown to about 200 majors as we start this Fall 2018 semester.  That’s crazy given that our size was in the dozens only a few short years ago!  With this growth has come a ton of cool new opportunities.  But there are also the inevitable growing pains.  And while you don’t need to[…]

CSUCI student contemplates the long-term impacts of grazing management on Santa Rosa Island

ESRM Land Use Goes Service Learning

Land Use: Old Class, New Format Our university is embedded in our local community; our students come here from local communities; our graduates return to these communities. Understanding the relationships between communities, their people, lands, and laws is a critical component in the ESRM portfolio. In light of our local students and local focus, we[…]

Coastal Fall 2018 Update!

We’ve suddenly seen increased demand for core ESRM courses as our major has started to grow in leaps and bounds.  ESRM 462-Coastal and Marine Management has always had a single lecture and single activity section for the 13 years we’ve been teaching this foundational course for our program here at CSUCI.  This fall is marks[…]

ESRM at Coastal Commission

This past Friday, the California Coastal Commission met in Port Hueneme for a comparatively brief meeting which covered a really interesting variety of topics spanning everything from the Rindge Dam removal and beach-permitted sediment deposition in the wake of the Montecito mudslides to development woes in Venice Beach and testimony claiming an FBI agent argued that[…]

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