Environment Archive

Gardeners seek a creative solution to preserve twenty five years of cultivating food and culture in the heart of the Santa Cruz Beach Flats.

Millions of people around the world united to March Against Monsanto, calling for the permanent boycott of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs).

The healthy 110-year-old tree near the sidewalk at 407 Broadway in Santa Cruz is a Red Horse Chestnut, and slated to be cut down for a Hyatt Place Hotel.

A hike to China Flat with my dad. It was a beautiful day, and the flowers were blooming!

The Santa Cruz Bike Party is gaining popularity, and part of a larger movement. San José Bike Party is the most famous, with thousands of cyclists riding through what they describe as “one of the most eminently bikeable cities in North America.”

Environmental advocates demonstrated in Santa Cruz, and across the U.S., calling on President Obama to reject the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.

I was an undergraduate student at UCSC when I first visited Fall Creek on a field trip with my Environmental Interpretation class taught by Jenny Anderson.

Participants arrived ready to work, but also motivated to haul home tubs of apples and jugs of juice for drinking or fermenting into hard cider.

Ron, a Westside homeowner, said that this year’s crop of oranges was the most tasty and abundant in the tree’s lifetime.

Lighthouse Point is a fun location for photography, as the sun rises and sets over the Monterey Bay, and a constantly changing pattern of light dances off the rolling waves.