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Training at San Vicente Redwoods Focuses on Visitor Safety
by Brian Homberger
on May 21, 2024

With the wildflowers peaking at San Vicente Redwoods, we are seeing an uptick in trail users. However, with an increase of people enjoying the trails, there is also an increased risk of accidents and people getting hurt.

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Sen Laird, Asm. Pellerin, Community Leaders Launch Campaign for the Santa Cruz County Water and Wildfire Protection Act
by Land Trust Santa Cruz
on May 21, 2024

CORCORAN LAGOON, SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, Calif. — Climate change resilience was a core theme for attendees at today’s campaign launch of the Water and Wildfire Protection Act, which will be on the November ballot. The event, held at Corcoran Lagoon in Live Oak, showcased support from Senator John Laird, Assemblymembers Gail Pellerin and Dawn Addis, Santa Cruz Mayor Fred Keeley, Watsonville City Councilmember Eduardo Montesino and community leaders from throughout Santa Cruz County.

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Wobble with Warblers!
by Eric Nunez
on May 15, 2024

It’s peak spring migration in Santa Cruz County and the perfect time to visit one or more of the Land Trust's birding hotspots!

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From Ashes to Art at San Vicente Redwoods
by Brian Homberger
on April 26, 2024

Turning ashes from the 2020 CZU Lightning Complex Fire into beautiful works of art helps draw the connection between climate impacted areas and highlights the post-fire, forest management happening at San Vicente Redwoods. This workshop was a fun way to share stories, talk about trees, learn from one another, swap art tips, and build community.

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Returning the Land to Native Plants
by Vicki Lowell
on April 26, 2024

The first in-person general meeting of the Santa Cruz County Weed Management Area post-COVID, was hosted on the Land Trust's Watsonville Slough Farm (WSF) in April. It was a windy, somewhat chilly but still spectacular afternoon for sharing ideas and techniques for returning the land to native plants.

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Rain Does Little to Dampen Antonelli Pond Celebration
by Audrelina Mendiola-Arriola
on April 17, 2024

Land Trust staff and partners welcomed the community to a celebration of Antonelli Pond on April 14th. Thanks to everyone who joined the festivities!

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Spring 2024 Field Guide
by Land Trust Santa Cruz
on April 10, 2024

Our new Field Guide is hot off the presses! We hope you enjoy all the news and fun photos!

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Students Get Hands-on Experience at San Vicente Redwoods
by Brian Homberger
on April 9, 2024

Students from the San Jose Latino College Prep Academy recently visited San Vicente Redwoods to learn about climate change and sustainability through the lens of fire ecology.

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In Santa Cruz Style: Getting from Here to There
by Land Trust Santa Cruz
on April 4, 2024

This article shines a light on how the Land Trust's wildlife crossing protects both animals and people driving on the highway.

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Spring Access & Stewardship Update
by Steve Glascock
on April 4, 2024

The wet winter months have kept the Land Trust's Access and Stewardship teams very busy. You can read about some of their work in this article.

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