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: Neighborhood Pollution Prevention

Activity: Neighborhood Pollution Prevention

Activity Overview Grade: 4th-6thTime: 20 minutes to one hourAdult support needed? Self-guided student activity, however will need permission and/or supervision to go outside Get out and explore your neighborhood to learn about stormwater runoff and water pollution....
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...
Activity: A Clean River Starts On Your Street

Activity: A Clean River Starts On Your Street

We all need clean water. We need it in our homes to drink and clean with. Animals and plants in the environment also need clean water. The threats to clean water today, come from all of our yards and streets. As it rains, these pollutants wash into storm drains and...