San Vicente Redwoods

Groups Fund Rangers for San Vicente Redwoods

San Vicente Redwoods (outlined). Map of Santa Cruz County open spaces courtesy Land Trust.

Environmental groups team up with Santa Cruz County to fund public safety and education at the 8,500-acre San Vicente Redwoods property, opening in 2018.

The Great Land & Trail Campaign

The Land Trust of Santa Cruz County wants to build 45 miles of trail in the next five years. Paul Zaretsky photo.

The Land Trust of Santa Cruz County’s biggest fundraising campaign ever aims to raise $43 million to protect farmland and wildlife and build new trails.

A Timber Harvest Plan for SVR

San Vicente Redwoods photo by William K. Matthias.

The light-touch timber harvesting plan announced today by Sempervirens Fund and POST strives to manage the redwood forest with an eye toward ecological and economic sustainability.

San Vicente Redwoods Access Plan: Round 1

The Land Trust is accepting comments on the draft SVR access plan through Oct 10. Email access@landtrustsantacruz.org. Map courtesy Land Trust of Santa Cruz County.

The first draft of the San Vicente Redwoods access plan is out, with good news for mountain bikers, hikers and equestrians—and a lot fewer dogs in its future than you might think.

Land Trust of Santa Cruz County

The  San Vicente Redwoods (formerly Cemex Redwoods)—the biggest piece of unprotected redwood forest in the Santa Cruz Mountains until its purchase in 2011. Photo courtesy Land Trust.

Conserving Land Since 1978 The group that got its start protecting Antonelli Pond is making its mark on some of the region’s highest-profile conservation projects—including a mountain lion crossing on Highway 17, the Coastal Rail Trail and the incomparable San Vicente Redwoods.

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.

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.