Here are some news briefs to get you up to speed on a sunny Monday.
The latest exhibit is up. Photo Alchemy: Alternative Processes in Photographic Media was curated by Hedwig Heerschop, and juried by Ted Orland, Janet Fine and Brian Taylor. It features 17 different processes from over 50 artists from across the United States. The opening reception was Sunday, but the exhibit will be shown through July 17.
Teri de la Torre, the library media tech at , won the prestigious Librarian of the Year award from the Santa Cruz County Reading Association.
The Wildlife Conservation Board has granted the Wetlands Watch $263,000 to restore over six acres of native riparian habitat—nearly a 1-mile stretch—along the Struve Slough and Hansen Slough corridors over the next several years. This funding will restore critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife species. The work will provide important wildlife corridors to improve resiliency of the sloughs habitat areas while addressing critical climate change issues. The project will be conducted in collaboration with the California Department of Fish and Game, the City of Watsonville and the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County.
Santa Cruz County High School seniors have the opportunity to apply for $500 Cabrillo Commitment Scholarships that have become available as a result of a $1 million gift from Cabrillo College’s largest donor, Barbara Samper. The scholarships are available to students who are graduating from high school in June and plan to enroll at Cabrillo in the fall. Please visit: www.cabrillo.edu/services/finaid/scholarshipbinder and click on the Cabrillo Commitment Scholarships for the application and guidelines. Students who have already submitted a 2012 High School Scholarship application to Cabrillo College will be considered for this scholarship if they meet the criteria.
was breath-taking. Patch readers sent in their photos of the big moon.