How Might We Manage the Lagoon Better?

How Might We Manage the Lagoon Better?

Like many coastal rivers in California, the San Lorenzo River forms a lagoon in most dry seasons that opens and closes based on ocean swells, tide conditions and river flow. Fish such as steelhead trout and Coho salmon (when they’re around) use the brackish lagoon as...
Effort and Progress in River Advocacy

Effort and Progress in River Advocacy

A walk along the Santa Cruz Riverwalk today brings us a chance to connect with nature and appreciate the serenity of this healing body of water that provides Santa Cruz with two thirds of its drinking water. On the same walk, however, our eyes are harshly opened, if...
Steelhead Trout Need Our Help

Steelhead Trout Need Our Help

Throughout California and the West, dry conditions are affecting farmers’ crops, fueling wildfires, reducing electricity generation from hydroelectric dams, altering water deliveries and threatening the livelihood of Indigenous people and others who rely on flowing...