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Outdoor Events Calendar

This Week in Santa Cruz County

Celebrate the miniscule yet mighty at Hummingbird Days, pay tribute to the cool 'n' clammy at Salamander Stories and Newt Night, spiff up trails at Wilder Ranch and join MBoSC for the Soquel Demo ride.

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

Bruce Babbitt: A friendly man who's not afraid to fight.

Bruce Babbitt: Monuments Man

Former Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt, who delivers the keynote address at Thursday's campaign kickoff for the Santa Cruz Redwoods National Monument, is the perfect man for the job.

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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