CWC Stands With Black Lives Matter

CWC Stands With Black Lives Matter

The murder of Ahmaud Arbery and so many Black Americans killed by police horrified and awakened me. I decided I would no longer be silent, complacent, complicit and still. As the leader of a local organization, I can speak for where we stand. The Coastal Watershed...
Chinatown Bridge Update

Chinatown Bridge Update

Not all experiences should be remembered. If we recall our struggles too crisply, the burden may be heavy. On the other hand, forgotten memories cost us the warmth and appreciation from special moments in our lives. Ideally, we have full recall of the highlights and...
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...
Santa Cruz Riverwalk Re-Opens

Santa Cruz Riverwalk Re-Opens

The Santa Cruz Riverwalk has re-opened. If you live within walking or biking distance, now is the perfect time to get outdoors and visit the lower San Lorenzo River. Check out CWC’s newly published activities for you and your family to enjoy while abiding by the...
Santa Cruz Riverwalk Temporarily Closed

Santa Cruz Riverwalk Temporarily Closed

Over the last few weeks, we’ve all experienced a tremendous amount of rapid change as we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, shelter in place and protect the most vulnerable in our community. As of midnight on April 8, the Santa Cruz Riverwalk park and all Santa...

Spring Has Sprung at the San Lorenzo River

For CWC Executive Director Greg Pepping spring is a time of hope, renewal and growth. With the dry winter we’ve had, CWC is hoping for rain to replenish our river and nourish all the native seedlings volunteers just like you have planted. I invite you to dive...