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Southern Sonoma County Resource Conservation District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Southern Sonoma County RCD is one of California's 103 resource conservation districts, whose principal mission is to improve resource management while supporting sustainable agriculture and our urban communities. SSCRCD covers Sonoma Creek Watershed from Kenwood to the Bay, Petaluma River Watershed and the upper half of Stemple Creek Watershed in Sonoma County.

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Sonoma Ecology Center

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Works on a range of programs, including education, mapping, and restoration, to help preserve and restore the natural areas and ecsoystems of Sonoma County.

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Sonoma Land Trust

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Since 1976, the Sonoma Land Trust has protected nearly 20,000 acres of scenic, productive and environmentally significant land in and around Sonoma County. Funded largely by membership contributions, the Land Trust develops land protection strategies, promotes funding for land conservation, acquires land and conservation easements, and promotes a sense of place and a land ethic through activities, education and outreach.

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Sonoma County Regional Parks Department

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Sonoma County Regional Parks Department leads in the preservation, conservation, restoration and promotion of natural, scenic, historical, and cultural resources in Sonoma County.

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Pepperwood Preserve

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Dedicated to the protection of the region’s rich biodiversity represented within its 3,200-acre Preserve, we provide unique open-space access to nature lovers, volunteers, students and scientists from the Bay Area and beyond. Half way between Santa Rosa and Calistoga, our Dwight Center hosts innovative public programs to engage our community and inspire conservation through science. Please visit www.pepperwoodpreserve.org to sign up for classes, learn more about programs, find out about volunteer opportunities, or to make a donation. Outside of public events and classes, Pepperwood is accessible only through appointment or via enrollment in on-site educational programs.

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Paula Lane Action Network (PLAN)

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

501(c)3 grassroots conservation nonprofit. Research and education, protecting rural land, open space, and wildlife habitat and movement areas. Advocacy for sustainable agriculture with sensitivity to habitat and wildlife. 10-year project to protect American Badger habitat and species. Based in West Petaluma, Sonoma County.

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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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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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Analy High School

January 01, 2009 by Laura Hautala

Math students at Analy High School in Sonoma County solved a real-life story problem when they came up with a ...

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