State of the Santa Cruz River - Conservation Inventory

Date Published or Written


Claire Zugmeyer

Wildland Threats


The Santa Cruz River and other riparian areas in the watershed have long been the backbone of the region’s natural and cultural heritage. This rich history is highlighted in the State of the Santa Cruz River.

This companion document, State of the Santa Cruz River—Conservation Inventory, aims to acknowledge the numerous conservation efforts underway throughout the region that promote watershed health as well as protect and restore the river.