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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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San Lorenzo Estuary program volunteers

Restoration Update: September 2022

September 24, 2022

We’ve seen in the past months volunteer’s ongoing work of removing invasives, working to control erosion and general clean-up. In September, they readied the land for fall and winter rains.

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San Lorenzo River

Restoration Update: August 2022

August 20, 2022

It may seem that what occurs downstream, in Santa Cruz, may not matter to the San Lorenzo Valley or anywhere else. Still lessons we pick up from Jane very much relate to our responsibilities to the river upstream, beginning in our own yards and communities!

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Mycelium

Mycelium, Just What the Soil Doctor Ordered!

July 23, 2022

What Happens Downstream Matters Jane Mio continues her work on the Estuary Re-Vegetation Project Site with her teams of local…

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San Lorenzo River

Restoration Update: June 2022

June 24, 2022

What Happens Downstream Matters Jane Mio continues her work on the Estuary Re-Vegetation Project Site with her teams of local…

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Jane Mio and the Downtown Streets Team

Meet Jane Mio

May 4, 2022

Jane Mio is Co-chair of the VWC’s Native Habitat Restoration Committee and the Project Director of the San Lorenzo River Estuary…

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AmeriCorps NCCC is back!

March 28, 2022

AmeriCorps NCCC Blue 1 The NHRP’s eighth AmeriCorps NCCC team, Blue 1 arrived at Camp Harmon on February 28th, and…

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Monarch

What butterflies really want (and need)

December 14, 2021

Butterflies are beautiful, vital pollinators in our gardens and forests We in the SLV are fortunate to live near overwintering…

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Scouts and their bee boxes

Abuzz About Bee Boxes

August 6, 2021

San Lorenzo Valley Native Habitat Restoration Program Busy with Bees The Valley Women’s Club’s Native Habitat Restoration Program engaged AmeriCorps…

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