Spotlight Stewardship: Santa Cruz Mountains

The Santa Cruz Mountains Stewardship Network presents Spotlight Stewardship, an educational program that gets community leaders out onto the land to become familiar with important stewardship issues facing the Santa Cruz Mountains.

The program is a four-session intensive. Each session is half-field trip and half-classroom seminar  with expert presenters.. The intensive will walk participants through stewardship issues like water quality, working lands, invasive species, fire management, Native stewardship, selective sustainable timber harvesting, impacts of cannabis cultivation and many others.

Tuition for Spotlight Stewardship $250.

Scholarships are available.

Acceptance into the course requires that you be able to attend all four sessions!

2017 Spotlight Stewardship dates are: May 12, June 9, August 4, and September 8.

Download the application HERE. Please email completed applications to

Click here to view a press release introducing Spotlight Stewardship.