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This Week in Santa Cruz County

Register today to do volunteer work at the beautiful Zen monastery, Tassajara. Have a wild Friday night with Henry Cowell's Full Moon Madness. Celebrate the dog days of August with a dog-friendly hike and a fundraiser where your best friend gets free entry.

Parks & Rec

Go Play Outside!

Moore Creek Preserve has few people and big views. Explore more beautiful Santa Cruz beaches and parks.

Eco News / Tromp Blog

Solar City Chairman Elon Musk in Sun Valley Idaho, July 2015. Photo by Thomas Hawk / CC. While he's famous for supercars and rockets, his innovations in the energy marketplace may prove to be his biggest win.

Can Solar Save the World?

Bill McKibben: “The energy revolution, instead of happening piecemeal, over decades, could take place fast enough to actually help an overheating planet.”

Sempervirens Fund - Protect-Connect-Enjoy

Gear Review

Osprey Raptor 14 Hydration Pack

Dehydration is one way to ruin your day.


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 listings to learn more.
Photo courtesy O'Neill Sea Odyssey.

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