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Outdoor Events Calendar

This Week in Santa Cruz County

Register today to do volunteer work at the beautiful Zen monastery, Tassajara. See a wonderful natural spectacle–young elephant seals at Año Nuevo Reserve. This Labor Day weekend, head down to Capitola for the fun filled Begonia Festival.

Parks & Rec

Go Play Outside!

Moore Creek Preserve has few people and big views. Explore more beautiful Santa Cruz beaches and parks.

Eco News / Tromp Blog

Great White Shark showing off a deadly set of teeth. Photo by Travelbag Ltd (Flickr)

"Big Blue Live": Day 2

Can increasing biodiversity be a bad sign?

Sempervirens Fund - Protect-Connect-Enjoy

Gear Review

Osprey Raptor 14 Hydration Pack

Dehydration is one way to ruin your day.


Smiling little girl on a boat, wearing a life jacket

Get Involved

Santa Cruz is bursting with organizations working for ecological causes and businesses striving to do the right thing. Take a look at our Green Org listings to learn more.
Photo courtesy O'Neill Sea Odyssey.

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