Author Archives: Matt De Young

Trail Talk #2: Keep ’em separated

Last week we had the CAL FIRE conservation camp crews out for three days to clear the trail corridor on two segments of the flow trail. Segment 5, where we will begin construction, has been cleared of debris and raked … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion Examines Unauthorized Trail Use on Campus, Draws Full Crowd

The Forest Trails Talk drew a full crowd to UCSC’s Stevenson event center on January 29th. This panel discussion examined the issue of illegal trail use on the Upper Campus. The speakers all provided unique insight into the issue, and … Continue reading

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Trail Talk #1: Trail Layout

In anticipation of receiving the stamp of approval on our CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act) document, and the green light to begin trail construction, Drew and I have been out refining the trail alignment on several segments of the Flow … Continue reading

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Want more trails near Santa Cruz?

The Land Trust of Santa Cruz, the manager of the 8,500 acre Cemex Redwoods property, is collecting information from the public as it moves forward in creating a new management plan. Take the online survey and speak up for mountain … Continue reading

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Good news for public access to Coast Dairies

A lawsuit delaying the transfer of the large Coast Dairies property, north of Santa Cruz, to the Bureau of Land Management has been overturned. This brings public access to the property one step closer to fruition. Read the article from … Continue reading

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