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When Will the Cotoni-Coast Dairies National Monument Open?

The Cotoni-Coast Dairies became a unit of the California Coastal National Monument in 2017. Following a two-year planning process, the Cotoni-Coast Dairies monument was slated to open in the fall of 2022. But that deadline has come and gone while the BLM navigates objections to the agency’s plan for public access.    

March 22, 2023

An Artist Goes Bird-Swatching

Artist Christopher Reiger's “field guides” are on view at the Laguna Environmental Center in Santa Rosa until April 28. 
March 22, 2023

Bay Area Nature Spring Almanac: Ringtails and Bushtits

This spring features ephemeral amphibians, sticky flowers, architectural bushtits, elusive not-cats, ocean drifters, and various antler enthusiasts.
March 22, 2023
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20 Miles of Point Reyes

Two 10-mile hikes | Moderate

Explore these two loops: Lake Ranch-Ridge Trail and Fire Lane-Woodward. Both of these rather long and moderately strenuous hikes ascend the west-facing slope of Inverness Ridge and traverse long sections its fir-forested spine.