From Bay Nature magazineApr-Jun 2014

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First Person: Conservation Action Award Winner Craig Anderson

April 21, 2014 by Aleta George

It's sometimes hard to tell what Craig Anderson loves more: land, people, music, outdoor adventure, or his 29-year-old Toyota pickup. That's because whatever he's doing at any particular moment, he's doing it with great passion, keen intention, and a big heart.

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2014 Local Hero Award Winner for Conservation Action

January 02, 2014 by Bay Nature Staff

Craig Anderson is the inspirational Executive Director of LandPaths, a Santa Rosa-based nonprofit dedicated to connecting people to the natural ...

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Santa Rosa’s Taylor Mountain throws open the gates

February 22, 2013 by Dan Rademacher

Santa Rosa gets a brand-new park this weekend. Taylor Mountain, above the Roseland neighborhood, is a great hiking spot and a model of park planning.

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July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

LandPaths is dedicated to fostering a love of the land in Sonoma County. LandPaths works with agencies and landowners to helpopen guided access to protected lands that are not normally open to the public. The group also conducts field restoration projects and environmental education programs in schools.

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Bohemia Ranch Goes Public

July 11, 2012 by Jacoba Charles

A remarkable Sonoma County landscape is finally preserved, protecting redwoods, Sargent cypress, serpentine grasslands, and a beloved waterfall.

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Wilow Creek, Sonoma Coast State Park

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

This restricted section of Sonoma Coast State Park is managed by the nonprofit Landpaths, which offers guided hikes and trainings ...

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Exploring the Bay Area’s “Islands of Wildness”

January 20, 2012 by Beth Slatkin

A seasoned climber, hiker, outdoorsman, and lifelong world traveler, Craig Anderson could have remained an "itinerant geographer and outdoor guide". Instead, he moved to Sonoma County fifteen years ago, signed up to work for a brand-new nonprofit called LandPaths, and stayed.

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Cultivating Community in Santa Rosa

October 01, 2011 by Jacoba Charles

Bayer Farm brings open space and food security to a section of Santa Rosa that needs more of both. With help from the nonprofit Landpaths, people in the Roseland neighborhood are helping each other plant and harvest food, and community.

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Private Land, Public Access in Sonoma County

July 01, 2011 by Aleta George

Sonoma County’s 832-acre Bohemia Ranch has been eyed as a potential public park since the 1990s. With park funding hard to find, it seemed like access was a long way off until the land’s owners decided to partner with the nonprofit LandPaths to open the land to the public.

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Saving Sonoma Mountain

October 22, 2009 by Nicola DeRobertis-Theye

At 2,463 feet, Sonoma Mountain is not even close to our region's tallest peak. But its broad slopes hold a remarkable diversity of iconic Bay Area landscapes, from redwood groves to oak woodlands to ranchlands and vineyards. And at the summit, the views sweep from ocean to valley. With new acquisitions and trails in the works, public access to those views keeps getting better and better.

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