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Support the Santa Cruz Redwoods National Monument Campaign

Coast DairiesHelp turn 5,800 acres of North Coast Redwoods into a permanently protected and publicly accessible Santa Cruz Redwoods National Monument.

Learn more about the effort, which Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks endorses, in this Hilltromper article or read this Q&A with former Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt, a supporter of the Monument Movement. Also, sign the petition supporting the Monument.


Upcoming Events

Saturday, March 7th

Salamander Saturday featuring Newt Night!

Rancho Del Oso Unit

Salamander Story time at 11 am Drop-in FREE Salamander Critter Craft from noon to 4 pm Salamander Scavenger Hunt at 1 pm Newt Night! at 5 pm

Saturday, April 25th

Garden Planting Day and Wool Day

Wilder Ranch State Park

11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Saturday, April 25th

Rancho del Oso Nature and History Center Wildflower Weekend

Rancho Del Oso Unit

Noon to 4:00pm