The Daily Dirt

Native Plant Sale, July 4, 2023

Celebrate the 4th of July with Nature

May 16, 2024

VWC’s Native Plant Sale Benefits Teacher’s Environmental Curriculum and Wildlife The Valley Women’s Club’s (VWC) Native Habitat Restoration Program is…

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Volunteers restore at Lompico Pond

Invasive Vinca Purge Restores Pond Habitat

February 24, 2024

February 24, 2024 • Lompico Pond Workday This month, our pond volunteers/restoration ecologists focused on removing invasive, non-native Vinca Major,…

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Lompico Pond Volunteers

Hands-On Adventure: Volunteer for Restoration

February 22, 2024

Lompico Pond Volunteer Workdays Last Saturday of the month, 10:00 AM-Noon January-October 11603 Lakeshore Dr., Felton, CA Join us for…

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A flooded portion of the trail.

Erosion Control Enhances Lompico Pond Revival

January 27, 2024

January 27, 2024 • Lompico Pond Workday The Lompico Pond Restoration kicked off the new year with over a dozen…

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Lompico Pond Volunteers

Lompico‘s Guardians: Clearing Fuels, Reviving Trails

June 24, 2023

June 24, 2024 • Lompico Pond Workday Over a dozen volunteers participated in the fourth cleanup event at Lompico Pond…

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Lake Lompico Guacamole Pond

Braiding Sweetgrass Inspires Lompico Pond’s Community-Led Revival

June 1, 2023

I was inspired to work on the restoration of Lake Lompico (Guacamole Pond) while reading Robin Wall Kimmerer’s “Braiding Sweetgrass.”…

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Lend a Hand at Highlands Park, Improving the Habitat along the San Lorenzo River

March 15, 2023

April 2, 2023 • 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Highlands Park • 8500 Highway 9, Ben Lomond, CA We invite…

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International Women's Day - March 8

International Women’s Day, California Native Plant-Style

March 8, 2023

If California native plants represented women everywhere, it would be a beautiful and diverse landscape, reflecting the different cultures, experiences,…

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San Lorenzo River

Years of Environmental Work Slated for Destruction

January 11, 2023

Years of Environmental Work Slated for Destruction Santa Cruz, CA (January 11, 2023) – This week, the City Department of…

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Volunteers at the Estuary Project

Building Community, Plant by Plant

October 15, 2022

Many volunteers might be considered ‘regulars’; however, many are curious members of various groups throughout Santa Cruz County (schools, civic organizations, etc.) interested in the work being conducted.

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