The Smartest Heron on the San Lorenzo River

The Smartest Heron on the San Lorenzo River

Contributing Author By Katherine Dale, PhD student, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of California Santa Cruz Herons and egrets are some of the most commonly spotted birds on the San Lorenzo River, thanks to their large size and conspicuous wading. Some...
Uniting Art and Science for Cleaner Water

Uniting Art and Science for Cleaner Water

This spring a storm drain near you is getting a makeover. Thanks to the partnership between the Coastal Watershed Council, neighbors in the Beach Flats and Ocean’s 11 communities, Environmental Projects Analyst Suzanne Healy and City Arts Manager Beth Tobey, local...
Enjoy 2019 at the San Lorenzo River!

Enjoy 2019 at the San Lorenzo River!

What does 2019 have in store for the Coastal Watershed Council? We are looking forward to more walks along the Santa Cruz Riverwalk, blooming native plants along the San Lorenzo River and getting to know Santa Cruz’s network of river lovers and environmental stewards....
Announcing 2018 Volunteer of the Year

Announcing 2018 Volunteer of the Year

As we wrap 2018, we reflect on what we have accomplished over the past year. We recognize the youth and the adults, the corporate teams and community groups that took action to enhance the San Lorenzo River, the Santa Cruz Riverwalk and riverfront neighborhoods. In...