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In light of the rapidly unfolding COVID-19 pandemic, as of March 13, 2020, based on recommendations made by the County of Santa Cruz Health Service Agency, the Santa Cruz Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at San Lorenzo Park has been postponed until further notice.

Celebrate Earth Day Virtually on April 22, 2020! See our Resource Page for a list of ways you can get involved online.


Booth Registration

Earth Day Environmental Class Science Project Awards

Schools from K – 12 were called upon to work on an environmental project of their choice to support environmental education, awareness, and action. This year Mount Madonna and Santa Cruz Waldorf schools stepped up to the challenge and entered their projects. Each school has been awarded $200; see Award Presentation video below from the City of Santa Cruz Waste Reduction Department, sponsor of this year’s Class Science Projects.

Explore and learn more about their wonderful projects on Sharks and Pollination below.


Mount Madonna School

Save our Sharks – A Fintastic Tale – 5th Grade Class.

Earth Day Art:

Santa Cruz Waldorf School

Pollinator Project – 8th Grade Class – Click here to see the Pollinator Project Overview

City of Santa Cruz Waste Reduction Department Award Presentation