BELOW ARE PROJECTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR PARTNERS.

Title Summary Category Status Updated
Eco Media Van The Eco-Media-Van houses and transports UCSC filmmakers while making two new documentaries “Water Makes Us Wet” and “Composting is Hot”! Proposed 04/22/2017
Arboretum Green Practices Implementing changes to make the campus Arboretum, which is already a place of learning and conservation, more sustainably minded. In Progress 04/20/2017
Rainwater Harvesting at the Arboretum Rainwater Harvesting at the Arboretum is a senior exit project that works to decrease the Arboretums demand on potable water. In Progress 04/19/2017
Quantifying Urban Tree Canopy in the City of Santa Cruz This project uses high resolution aerial imagery and advanced remote sensing techniques to accurately map the change in urban tree canopy. In Progress 04/19/2017
RESPECT: Renewable energy storage pilot experiment & charge testing This is a pilot project to develop a demonstration energy storage bank for eventual large-scale campus PV systems In Progress 04/19/2017
Ecotopia House: A UCSC-Cabrillo Tiny House The UCSC Ecotopia House aims to minimize residential ecological footprint through reusable materials & Zero Net Energy technologies. In Progress 04/08/2017
Digging Deeper in the Harbor Grow Quad We are transforming a dusty patch of our campus into a lush and productive edible forest commons. Grow with us! Santa Cruz, California In Progress 03/21/2017
Central Coast Urban Gardens The project studies water use in urban community gardens to increase and promote water conservation in urban agriculture. In Progress 03/08/2017
Sustaining the Culture and Traditional Ecological Knowledge of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band The AMRP aims to inform the public about the conservation and relearning efforts of different aspects of the Mutsun culture. In Progress 02/15/2017
Growing Sustainability at the UCSC Arboretum This project focused on: Composting Pilot Program between the Arboretum & PICA, Sustainability Education, and Zero Waste Event Planning Completed 02/08/2017

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