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Old Baldy, Canada | photo by Cameron Schaus

Resources for the Monterey Bay Area

Santa Cruz County Resource Conservation District - The mission of the Santa Cruz County Resource Conservation District is to help people protect, conserve, and restore natural resources through information, education, and technical assistance programs.

Forests Forever - Founded in 1989, Forests Forever exists to defend and restore California’s 17 million acres of diverse woodland ecosystems, from the foggy cathedral forests of the North Coast to the Juniper/Pinyon pine forests of the Southern California desert. The mission of the Forests Forever is to protect and enhance California forests and wildlife habitat through educational, legislative and electoral activities.

Santa Cruz Chapter California Native Plant Society
Monterey Bay Chapter California Native Plant Society
- The California Native Plant Society (CNPS) is a statewide non-profit organization of amateurs and professionals with a common interest in California's native plants. CNPS seek to increase understanding and appreciation of California's native plants and to preserve them in their natural habitat through scientific activities, education, and conservation.

Ventana Wilderness Alliance - Ventana Wilderness Alliance (VWA) is a not-for-profit grass-roots organization whose mission is to protect, preserve, and restore the wilderness qualities and biodiversity of the public lands within California's northern Santa Lucia Mountains and Big Sur coast.

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