Midpen helps plants, animals and people thrive throughout the greater Santa Cruz Mountains region by preserving a connected greenbelt of more than 65,000 acres of public open space. These diverse and scenic landscapes, from bay wetlands to redwood forests and coastal grasslands, host an incredible diversity of life, making our region one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots.
How We Help
By preserving, restoring and providing access to our region’s iconic, cultural, working and scenic landscapes, Midpen lands offer us opportunities for health, climate change resilience and refuge.
What We Do
Here's a look at just a few of our current projects.
Midpen collaborates with other public agencies and nonprofit organizations to accomplish our mission and best serve our communities.