Mushroom fairy rings, tiny salamanders and Native American smudging rituals are among the phenomena that participants in the winter 2013 Forest Walks may encounter. As part of the “Save Upper Campus” campaign, the purpose of the walks is to expose students and non-students to parts of the forest currently threatened by the Long Range Development [...]
The Santa Cruz County Bank is currently hosting an exhibit called “Painting Our Parks” in its many locations across the county.
Along with several local food advocates and activists, famous foodie and author Michael Pollan spoke in a panel discussion on food and its relationship with the world we live in — and what that means for the future.
UCSC is awaiting a decision that could impact the growth of the University for years to come. Its outcome is inextricably linked to years of tension between the University and the City of Santa Cruz and the reliability of the city’s water source.
n incoming professor is researching how people are influencing evolution in wild populations, and how it’s affecting ecosystems everywhere. From fisheries to trophy hunting, these evolutionary changes are having dramatic effects on the environment.
Ventana Surf Co., a local Santa Cruz company, builds hollow wooden surfboards to provide an environmentally friendly alternative to toxic foam boards. The company uses 100 percent recycled wood to build unique, custom and sustainable boards for your next trip to Steamer Lane.
Santa Cruz Green Building Program presents awards honoring waste reducing and resource efficient building practices to local homeowners.
With the minimally regulated cannabis market in California, there have always been different levels of quality in product. But who defines what’s good and what’s good for you?
The county board of supervisors, in support of Neal Coonerty, has taken a symbolic stance against SB 292 — a potential legislative threat to environmental policy — and is now pushing Governor Brown to veto the bill.
This years Earth Summit brought students, faculty, and community members together through public input and various community organizations collaborating in order to create a more sustainable future at UCSC.