Activity: Let’s Stop Erosion Design Challenge

Activity: Let’s Stop Erosion Design Challenge

Activity Overview Grades: 3rd-5thTime: 30 minutes to one hourAdult support needed? Self-guided student activity, will need help finding materials and a good spot to do the activity.  Ready for a challenge? Let’s stop stream bank erosion. Erosion is the movement...
Activity: Only Rain Down the Storm Drain

Activity: Only Rain Down the Storm Drain

Activity Overview Grades: 2nd-5thTime: 20 minutes to one hourAdult support needed? Self-guided student activity, youth will need adult supervision for outdoor portion Want to help keep rivers clean and learn about your neighborhood at the same time? Investigate your...
Activity: The River Ecosystem

Activity: The River Ecosystem

Get to know the different types of native plants that support a healthy river ecosystem. Want to know which plants help steelhead? You’ll learn that! Want to know which plants are pollinator favorites? You’ll learn that too! Many of these plants can also...
Activity: Become a Naturalist

Activity: Become a Naturalist

Build your skills as a community scientist and learn how to observe and document wildlife and plants you see along the San Lorenzo River, in your yard or in your neighborhood. This activity is a great way to spend time outside and build your connection with the...
Activity: Santa Cruz Riverwalk Scavenger Hunt

Activity: Santa Cruz Riverwalk Scavenger Hunt

Are you looking for a fun and easy way to engage your kids in nature? Walk or bike to the Santa Cruz Riverwalk. While visiting this 5-mile loop around the lower San Lorenzo River, be on the lookout for the items on the scavenger hunt and more! It’s a great way...