Meet The San Vicente Redwoods

The San Vicente Creek watershed provides critical habitat for coho salmon, rainbow trout and a variety of birds, as well as providing essential drinking water for the town of Davenport. Photo by Karl Kroeber.

Hallelujah! The Cemex property north of Santa Cruz has a new name.

Dog And Pony Show

What will the People say they want allowed at Cemex? Only time will tell.

Early results from Cemex access surveys suggest dogs and horses could become points of contention.

Cemex Nat'l Monument Plans On Ice

No one's trying to turn the Cemex property into a national monument. Yet. Photo by William Matthias.

Amid timber partner's fears over changes wrought by national monument status, Cemex backers shelve designation plan.

Cemex Recreation Access Planning Begins

The view from the Cemex property looking toward Davenport. What would you like to be doing here? Hilltromper photo.

Hikers, bikers, pony riders! What activities would you like to see on the 8,500-acre Cemex property? The Land Trust of Santa Cruz County wants to know.

A Forester for The Trees

Nadia Hamey with one of the old redwoods on the Cemex property. "They have a will to live," she says. Photo by Clark Tate.

Think commercial loggers can't be environmentalists? Meet Nadia Hamey.

Boony Doon Gets Cemex Access Preview

The 8,500-acre site of the old Cemex cement plant and quarry was preserved in the north coast's largest land-protection deal. Photo by William Matthias.

The atmosphere was more country club social than town hall meeting last night as representatives from the Cemex Redwood partnership met with members of the Rural Bonny Doon Association to explain the ins and outs of choosing public access points.