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This Week in Santa Cruz County

Tour the wacky Australian garden at the Arboretum, celebrate River Night with the Coastal Watershed Council, celebrate the 40th anniversary of Wilder Ranch State Park and hear the spooky tale of William Waddell.

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

Partial solar eclipse on Jan. 30, 2014 as seen from space. NASA image.

Partial Solar Eclipse This Thursday

Look sharp at 3:17pm, when the earth moves through the moon's shadow, covering almost half of the sun.

Gear Review

O’Neill Psycho 3

TechnoButter 2 sounds like something you might get covered in at a rave. It’s not.


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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