Have fun and do good.
Take your enjoyment of the outdoors to the next level. As an individual, family or group you can visit our many Parks and Beaches and join in a resoration, development or clean-up effort. Our opportunities and programs appeal to those young and old a like.
Friends is active in keeping our Parks open.
Hoping to keep the parks open.
This year, in response to park closures planned by the State, Friends is actively engaging with local and state-level leaders to advocate for greater flexibility to assist our parks—and hopefully keep them open. //READ MORE
Friends led Santa Cruz County’s Yes on 21 campaign.
Santa Cruz led California
In 2010 Friends led the campaign to keep our beaches safe with the successful Save Our Lifeguards Campaign. Friends also led Santa Cruz County’s Yes on 21 campaign keep parks open. Though the election results were deeply disappointing, the Santa Cruz County Yes on 21 vote was 68% — the highest in California and 25.4% higher than the statewide result! //READ MORE