April 17, 2024

Why Water-Saving Strategies Matter

With the drought officially over, it’s natural to think water conservation is, well, passé. But there are many good reasons to protect our water resources.


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June 7, 2023

Toxic Chemicals Found in Local Waterways

City of Santa Cruz found high levels of a chemical that is lethal to Coho salmon species in a recent study Coho salmon, which once...
April 18, 2023

Examining the Aftermath of the Heavy Rainfalls in Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County water resources managers urge everyone to conserve; the drought isn’t over
January 31, 2023

How Santa Cruz’s Climate Action Plan Addresses Climate Change

The ambitious plan includes reaching carbon neutrality by 2035, 10 years ahead of the rest of California
January 4, 2023

County Declares ‘Local Disaster’

With the second large-scale storm hitting in less than a week, supes ensure Santa Cruz County is prepared
December 13, 2022

Tsunami Hazard Maps Updated for Santa Cruz County

New modeling shows potential zones of impact, improving previous maps from 2009
November 29, 2022

Heavy Waves Damage West Cliff Drive

Plans that address the encroachment include converting the coastal road to one-way for vehicles and changing the other lane to a bike path
November 11, 2022

Caught Red-Footed

The rare tropical red-footed booby is hanging around Santa Cruz
October 28, 2022

Lighthouse Point Rocked by Erosion

One of Santa Cruz's iconic natural spots transformed forever in one night
October 25, 2022

The Fight Against Pesticides in the Pajaro Valley

A quarter of Santa Cruz County ag is organically grown, so what’s preventing other growers from abandoning noxious chemicals?
July 22, 2022

Environmentalists Get $1M to Improve Local Wildfires Defenses

The Cal Fire grant to the Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County will fund the Lockhart Shaded Fuel Break, a vegetation management project
June 21, 2022

Controversial Monarch Butterfly Study Fuels Debate Over Protections

A new paper argues that monarch populations are not in overall decline, leaving some researchers optimistic and others skeptical
April 29, 2022

Long-delayed Housing Now Faces Environmental Concerns

Group plans to ask state attorney general to investigate developer’s toxic soil remediation plans
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