State of the San Lorenzo River Symposium

The State of the San Lorenzo River Symposium is an annual event hosted by the City of Santa Cruz Water Department, the County of Santa Cruz, the Coastal Watershed Council, the Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County, and the San Lorenzo Valley Water District. At the symposium local experts present on the science, history, and policies related to the San Lorenzo River Watershed.

News and Updates

1/9/2020 - SAVE THE DATE! 6th Annual State of the San Lorenzo Symposium and tour is scheduled for February 29, 2020 10am - 1pm at the Zayante Firehouse. 7700 East Zayante Road, Felton.

3/26/2019 - Thank you for a great event! Special thanks to all the Presenters and Sponsors! Looking forward to next year! If you lost an item at the event please contact nretford@cityofsantacruz.com or contact the Louden Nelson Community Center.

3/21/19 - Please join us on March 23rd 2019 at 10am. We’ll hear from local experts on watershed management, endemic habitats, Pacific Salmonids, modelling river flows with climate change, flood control, and more.

2/1/2019 - SAVE THE DATE! 5th Annual State of the San Lorenzo Symposium and tour is scheduled for March 23rd, 2019 at the Louden Nelson Community Center Auditorium Santa Cruz Ca, 95060

4/24/18 - Thank you to our speakers, tablers, and attendees for another great symposium at the Zayante Firehouse on March 17, 2018. The presentations can be found here and coverage in the Press Banner can be read here.

1/23/18 - Save the date! The 4th annual symposium and tour is scheduled for March 17, 2018 10am - 1pm at the Zayante Firehouse. 7700 East Zayante Road, Felton.

3/22/17 - Chris Berry and Chris Coburn joined KSCO's Off the Lip Radio Show to discuss the future planning of the San Lorenzo River. Listen to the show here.

3/6/17 - The 3rd annual event was a great success. Thank you to the attendees, sponsors, and the Sentinel for covering the event on the front page of the Sunday paper. Read the story here.