Celebrating Snapshot Day Together While Apart

Celebrating Snapshot Day Together While Apart

The first Saturday in May has always been a special date for the Coastal Watershed Council. For 20 years, this date has marked our annual Snapshot Day event held in collaboration with the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. During Snapshot Day, hundreds of...
Activity: Neighborhood Trash Study

Activity: Neighborhood Trash Study

Activity Overview Ready to be a scientist? This is your chance to contribute to community science and help collect important data about neighborhood trash levels! You will explore your neighborhood streets and document how much trash you see, learning about the...
Activity: Become a Steelhead Trout Expert

Activity: Become a Steelhead Trout Expert

Activity Overview Grades: 3,4,5thLength of Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour Adult Support Needed?: No Steelhead trout are one of the native fish species that calls the San Lorenzo River home. They have a very unique life cycle. Steelhead trout are born and grow up in the...
Activity: What Makes A River Healthy?

Activity: What Makes A River Healthy?

Activity Overview A healthy river sustains many different kinds of life, including people, plants, birds, bugs and fish! The San Lorenzo River is really important to life in Santa Cruz. It provides drinking water for over 100,000 people. The San Lorenzo River is also...
Activity: Saving Water, Saving Fish

Activity: Saving Water, Saving Fish

Activity Overview Grades: K-3rdLength of Time: 30 minutes to 1 hourAdult Support Needed?: Not likely, younger students may need help gathering the supplies. We all live in a watershed and we all need water to live and grow. Both humans and steelhead trout depend on...