Latest from Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District

Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation & Open Space District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

With funds generated from a voter-approved quarter-cent sales tax, the district has permanently preserved almost 75,000 acres of open space and agricultural land.

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Taylor Mountain Regional Park

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

This 1,100-acre regional park just above Santa Rosa opened to the public on February 23, 2013. With a mix of ...

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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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New Sonoma Purchase Anchors Future Park

September 03, 2009 by Nicola DeRobertis-Theye

Just north of Santa Rosa, land that has seen three generations of the McCullough family is on its way to becoming the newest of Sonoma County's regional parks. With 22 miles of well established and maintained trails, the property includes grassland, chaparral, oak woodlands, Douglas fir and redwood forests, almost two miles of Mark West Creek, and ridges with spectacular views.

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Sonoma County

January 01, 2006 by John Hart

Like San Mateo County, Sonoma County has both a private nonprofit land trust and a government body working to protect ...

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