CWC is Hiring an After-School Educator

CWC is Hiring an After-School Educator

CWC’s Watershed Rangers environmental education program connects, inspires and empowers Santa Cruz County youth to explore and protect their local watersheds through meaningful hands-on learning and action. In partnership with local youth organizations,...
Habitat Highlights from the Dry Season

Habitat Highlights from the Dry Season

Number of volunteers Number of Hours Volunteered Square Footage of Invasive Species Removed During the dry season in summer and fall, the banks of the San Lorenzo River turn from green to gold. Native plants finish flowering and go dormant, conserving their resources...
Watershed Rangers Play with Hydrology

Watershed Rangers Play with Hydrology

A second-grade after-school student at Bay View Elementary School whips her hair in a circle, flinging water drops all over her fellow Watershed Rangers classmates as they squeal in a fit of laughter. Although the rainy season has not yet arrived in Santa Cruz and...
How Do You Get Ready for Rain?

How Do You Get Ready for Rain?

Before the winter rains come, how will you get ready for rain? The first significant rainfall of the year scours your streets and neighborhoods and will move everything in its path into local waterways. Heavy rain picks up and moves bacteria, oil and grease, sediment,...