Montecito Debris-Net Project Gets Emergency Permit Approval for Sites Along 3 Creeks


Santa Barbara County' allows nonprofit to install and maintain nets for one year, then remove them; fundraising continues. The Montecito group behind the debris-net proposal proposed for the Montecito foothills said Friday that permitting agencies have signed off on a large portion of the project, approving the installation of nets in three creeks.  The nonprofit group, called The Partnership for Resilient Communities, has been working on the debris-net project proposal for months, and filed emergency permit applications to install 15 nets across Cold Spring, Hot Springs, San Ysidro, Buena Vista and Romero creeks on private land.trees.

Megan Miley