Land Trust of Santa Cruz County

Puma Crossing Clears Key Hurdle

In a key step toward building a passage for mountain lions and other wildlife beneath Highway 17, the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County has finalized the purchase of 10 acres on the east side of the highway near Laurel Curve.

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.

Mountain Lion Crossing

An estimated 60 mountain lions die on California highways each year. Photo by cm0riss0n/Creative Commons.

An effort to keep pumas safe on Highway 17 is underway

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.