March 2, 2021

Forest Health Initiative Begins at Castle Rock State Park

California State Parks recently launched a Forest Health Initiative at Castle Rock State Park thanks to a grant from CalFire. With the aim to selectively thin overabundant Douglas firs and brush to preserve black oaks and other hardwood tree species, this effort will also reduce the risk of catastrophic fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

March 2, 2021

Free Guide to Ethnobotany at the UCSC Arboretum Highlights Relationship Between Humans and Plants

The University of California Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanic Garden sits on 135 acres and boasts rare and unique plant species, representing more than 300 plant families in Mediterranean climates. A special collection of rare, threatened, and unusual plants and flowers from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and California are maintained including conifers, bulb-forming plants,

March 2, 2021

Meeting and Conference Attendees Can Learn Corporate Leadership & Communication Skills Through Intentional Leaders

Business owners, managers, executives, and conference and meeting attendees have a unique opportunity for a teambuilding activity in Santa Cruz County. Equine-assisted teambuilding sessions with Intentional Leaders can offer attendees experience with leadership development that focuses on healthy work relationships, workplace well-being. and relationship development. Through observing a horse’s response to requests and directions, each participant learns how to communicate more clearly,

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