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This Week in Santa Cruz County

Coming right up: a screening of Robert Redford's Watershed, bird guide author David Allen Sibley at Bookshop Santa Cruz, the International Fly Fishing Film Festival and the Rancho del Oso Wildflower Festival.

Parks & Rec

Woman on mountain bike in Rancho del Oso. Photo credit: Hilltromper.

Go Play Outside!

Where do you want to go today? Click here for the skinny on Santa Cruz beaches and parks.

Eco News / Tromp Blog

The BLM has designated the Coast Dairies property as a Special Recreation Management Area, the same designation the agency gave to Fort Ord and the Panoche Hills.

At Last, Coast Dairies Transferred to BLM

Recreationistas rejoice: the public could be taking its first ramble on the Coast Dairies public land as soon as January 2015.

Gear Review

Switch Technology is built around an eccentric cam riding on sealed bearings.

The Yeti SB75 at Bicycle Trip

Climb fast, descend real fast.


Smiling little girl on a boat, wearing a life jacket

Get Involved

Santa Cruz is bursting with organizations working for ecological causes and businesses striving to do the right thing. Take a look at our Green Org and Green Biz listings to learn more.
Photo courtesy O'Neill Sea Odyssey.

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