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Felton Pump Track Proposal Headed to Board of Supervisors

The Felton Pump Track proposal will be up for vote at the next Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday, December 12. The board will vote on whether or not to give Santa Cruz County Parks Department leaders the go-ahead to begin the process of implementing the track. View the supervisors’ agenda packet after it posts by noon on… Read More
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Felton Pump Track Proposal Raises Concerns

By Mary Andersen  Debate is in full swing over a proposed pump track in Felton Covered Bridge Park. The proposal, shepherded by Santa Cruz Mountains Trails Stewardship (SCMTS), Santa Cruz County Parks Department, and County Park Friends, calls for a 13,871 s.f. footprint with an asphalt track 6 to 8 feet wide and several feet tall.  SCMTS describes the pump… Read More
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AmeriCorps on Hand for County Parks and Disaster Relief

By Mary Andersen AmeriCorps teams can be found at various county parks through April working on native plant growth, park restoration, and ocean conservation. They’ve also been engaged in disaster relief due to the recent storms. While here, the team of 8 will complete 80 hours of community service. Emma Lee, the site supervisor for County Park Friends, said, “These… Read More
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Abuzz About the Felton Discovery Park: San Lorenzo Valley Native Habitat Restoration Program Busy with Bees

By Julie Horner Earlier this year the Valley Women’s Club engaged AmeriCorps NCCC Team Fire 5 to remove embedded plastic sheeting and invasive growth from under the San Lorenzo Valley Water District Kirby Road substation solar panels that border the Felton Discovery Park adjacent to the new Felton Library. An effort driven by the VWC’s San Lorenzo Valley Native Habitat… Read More