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Join us August 2 - 6th for the "Sustainable Agriculture Practice Workshop - from the forest, rangeland and cropland to the sea".

Inviting college students, agriculture professionals and planners in the fields of agriculture production, planning and resource management to learn field-based water quality monitoring and management techniques relevant to selection forestry, planned rotational livestock management, and irrigated crop management.

$70 for students / $125 for professionals: 5 day workshop includes, 3 CEUs, lunches and professional training. Open the attached flier for details or contact Susan Burgess at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for registration information.

pdfSee the flyer for more information.

Earth Day 40th Anniversary Celebration, Turning the Tide on Marine Debris , and celebrating our Watershed Champions.

April 22, 2010
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
First Congressional Church
900 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

See the pdfflyer and our webpage for more information.

Share your ideas about how we can work together to protect our county's quality of life and maintain our precious land, water and wildlife. The Land Trust of Santa Cruz County is hosting four Community Forums around the County in April and May and wants to hear from you.

The City of Santa Cruz, Greenspace, and the Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County Present:


"Greening" stormwater runoff around your home

Wednesday, April 28, 2010
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

1122 Soquel Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

The modern day framework of our urban town centers and rural neighborhoods is made up of hard surfaces that drain excess rainwater (stormwater) to our streets and steams contributing to flooding and carrying with it a variety of pollutants. Poor drainage around our homes can lead to costly building repairs and may even be unhealthy for our families. Come learn practical and eco-friendly ways to protect your property and the environment from the effects of stormwater runoff.

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