CWC Welcomes Linda Cover to Board of Directors

CWC Welcomes Linda Cover to Board of Directors

Regular Riverwalk visitors may recognize the Coastal Watershed Council’s newest board member Linda Cover who frequently rides the Riverwalk on her signature yellow bicycle. Beyond keeping a daily pulse on what’s happening at the Riverwalk, Linda brings her...
Introducing CWC River Ecologist, Kaiya!

Introducing CWC River Ecologist, Kaiya!

CWC is thrilled to welcome its newest staff member, Kaiya Giuliano-Monroy, who joined this river revitalizing team in December. Kaiya, who grew up in the San Lorenzo River watershed, jumped right into her new role leading teams of volunteers in planting new native...
The Meaning of Aulintak

The Meaning of Aulintak

Photo by Brighton Aerial Before the names of Santa Cruz and the San Lorenzo River, the village along the river where it met the ocean was called “Aulintak” by the Awaswas-speaking Uypi tribe. Archeological evidence found at Aulintak indicates that the site...
Why Flags?

Why Flags?

As you meander along the east side of the Santa Cruz Riverwalk, you have likely noticed the sea of yellow, blue and pink and white landscaping flags covering the riverbank between the Soquel Avenue and Laurel Street bridges. You may have wondered, “What are...