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The Story of the San Lorenzo River

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Do you know where your water comes from? What about what watershed you live in? Or what can you do to protect and preserve your watershed?

On January 10th-12th, local Santa Cruz organizations will team up with watershed restoration expert Brock Dolman, founder of the Watershed Advocacy, Training, Education and Research (WATER) Institute, for a series of events open to the public to learn what our community needs to do to care for the watershed.


  • Randall Brown, local historian, and Fred McPherson, an organizer of the 1970′s citizen group, Save the San Lorenzo, present a history of human impact on the river and citizen action to restore it.
  • John Ricker, County Water Resources Director, presents on the current state of the watershed and what needs to be done
  • Taking Action: Responses from Brock Dolman, and locals involved in watershed restoration.

San Lorenzo River Walk follows with Don Alley, Fisheries Biologist, Sat, Jan 11th, noon to 1pm. Meet at the River St. and the pedestrian bridge, downtown Santa Cruz.

Saturday, January 11, 2014 10:00 am
Saturday, January 11, 2014 11:30 am
Calvary Episcopal Church
532 Center Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
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