Santa Cruz Natural History Portal

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Many fine facilities and institutions offer programs and experiences that complement the mission and programs of the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History.  We encourage you to further explore by visiting their websites.

 

In addition, we suggest that you check out the list of over 30 museums, nature centers, and galleries in Santa Cruz County.

 

Local Clubs:

California Native Plant Society – Santa Cruz County Chapter
www.cruzcnps.org

Fungus Federation of Santa Cruz
www.fungusfed.org

Santa Cruz Bird Club
www.santacruzbirdclub.org

Santa Cruz Archaeolgical Society
http://www.santacruzarchsociety.org/

Santa Cruz Mineral and Gem Society
http://www.scmgs.org/

Santa Cruz Astronomy Club
http://astronomy.santa-cruz.ca.us/

Santa Cruz Area:

City of Santa Cruz Parks & Recreation
www.santacruzparksandrec.com

Discover Santa Cruz – Conference & Visitors Council
www.santacruzca.org

Ecology Action Santa Cruz
http://www.ecoact.org/

Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks
www.thatsmypark.org

Homeless Garden Project
www.homelessgardenproject.org

Land Trust of Santa Cruz County
www.landtrustsantacruz.org

O’Neill Sea Odyssey
www.oneillseaodyssey.org

Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County
http://www.rcdsantacruz.org/

Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History
www.santacruzmah.org

Santa Cruz County Parks
www.scparks.com

Seymour Marine Discovery Center
seymourcenter.ucsc.edu

State Parks in Santa Cruz County
www.santacruzstateparks.org

UCSC Arboretum
arboretum.ucsc.edu

Watsonville Wetlands Watch
http://www.watsonvillewetlandswatch.org/

Monterey Bay Area:

Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
www.elkhornslough.org

Monterey Bay Aquarium
www.montereybayaquarium.org

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
www.mbari.org

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
montereybay.nos.noaa.gov

Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
www.mlml.calstate.edu

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
www.pgmuseum.org

State Parks & Beaches
www.parks.ca.gov

California Coastal Commission
www.coastal.ca.gov