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The group that I am a part of is: 4)LOCAL HOMEOWNERS AND TAXPAYERS
Learning Objectives:
● Explore Gaviota Coast Conservation
● Conduct research supporting a position that you may or may not agree with
● Engage in dialog relative to supporting a viewpoint and more experience in public speaking
● Work on a team and learn from your peers
The Gaviota Coast and Issues
The Gaviota Coast is that coastal land that is bordered by Vandenberg Air Force Base to the North and Coal Oil point at UCSB to the South (122 km/76 mi). In the late 1990s, there was a Congressional proposal to make it a National Seashore. The National Park Service did a study and found the shoreline to have wonderful natural and cultural resources. Even so, they concluded that making the coast a National Seashore wasn’t feasible due to local opposition, privately held land, and high costs, so the plan was abandoned. The controversy as to land use and who should get to enjoy the Gaviota Coast lives on.
Here are a few controversies regarding the Gaviota Coast:
● Private landowners own most of the coastal properties. Should housing developments be allowed to occur on some of the last remaining coastal pristine land or should that land and the views be held only by a wealthy few? Should landowners be allowed to subdivide their property, or should conservationists decide this for them?
● Ranching is part of our cultural heritage. On Hollister Ranch, cattle have open access to land and waterways. Research why this is the case. Is this a good idea, why or why not?
● Should the public have access to the beach? This is the law. How is the law impacted if access has to cross private land? These hillslopes and cliffs are erodible and there is concern about ‘tragedy of the commons’ destroying the last pristine central coast habitat if too many people have coastal access, unsupervised access, or move into this area.
● On this ecologically and culturally valuable coastline there is a large landfill site (Tajiguas), oil platforms and oil pipelines (source of the Refugio Oil Spill), a highway (fire threat), a railway, and cattle grazing.
To get started…
Although the question of a National Seashore is an older topic, you are encouraged to find newer sources and think about the current state of the Gaviota coast. More recently, theDangermond preserve was established by the Nature Conservancy to protect part of the coastline. For the non-environmentalists, think about and research what this decision meant for other stakeholders. To the east of this preserve sits Hollister Ranch, an area that is mostly private to landowners but recently has been fought over to be open access. However, the question of what to do with the remaining land in the Gaviota region can still affect the various stakeholders. An internet search of “Gaviota Coast National Seashore” will provide a great starting point for your research! This issue has been debated in the past, and the opinion of each stakeholder group should be relatively easy to find.
Prompt Question:
Should the Gaviota Coast still be designated a National Seashore? If not, how should land in the remaining available areas of the Gaviota Coast be used?
Preparing for the debate
Prior to the debate, your TA will assign you to a stakeholder group. It’s okay if you have a different personal view from your assigned group because the point of a debate is to research and convince a neutral observer that your position is the one that they should favor. Thus, the exercise is not for you to share your opinion, it’s to do a great job forming and sharing the opinion of your assigned stakeholder group.
Groups:
1) Developers, 2) Environmentalists, 3) Oil interests, 4) Local homeowners / taxpayers, 5) Ranchers
Think about the prompt question from the point of view of that group. For example, let’s say you were assigned into the stakeholder group ‘Local homeowners and taxpayers’. Would they be in favor or opposed to the Gaviota Coast being designated a National Seashore? Why or why not? Be prepared to defend your position!
The Debate:
● You’ll be given ~5 minutes at the beginning of class to talk with others in your group and finalize your main points.
● For an initial comment, each stakeholder group will have 2 speakers give their position, for no more than 5 minutes total.
● Visual component is optional. Visual aid through computers will not be available (i.e. if you choose to bring a visual, it must be a hard copy).
● Once each stakeholder group has given their initial comment, we will open the discussion for debate with up to 2 minute responses.
● Once someone from a group has spoken, they must let someone else from the group speak. For example, if person A and B give the initial comment, then person C will give a follow up response – don’t have the same person from a group speak every time.Learning Objectives:
Resources:
ArcGIS Story Map About the Gaviota Coast:
https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/2ace08fd24b04e36a3f0956c385f4b1e
Weiss, Kenneth.(2004). Status as a national seashore rejected for Gaviota Coast. LA Times.
https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2004-mar-10-me-seashore10-story.html
The Future of the GaviotaCoast.(2009). Video (20minutes)
https://www.imdb.com/video/vi469371161/?ref_=tt_vi_i_1https://www.imdb.com/video/vi469371161/?ref_=tt_vi_i_1
National Park Service, FAQ.
https://www.nps.gov/pwro/gaviota/freqques.htmResources:

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