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An Ecological and Floristic Perspective of Wildfires

Fire has played a leading role in the ecology of the North American West for hundreds of millennia and has been a primary force in the evolution and composition of much of California’s vegetation and flora. The restorative effects of … Read more

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Seaweed: Ecology, Use and Harvest Presentation

Join local farmer Heidi Herrmann for an illustrated presentation and demonstration on how to differentiate and use our coastal sea vegetables. We’ll also discuss seaweed ecology, harvest cycles, and the nutritional/health benefits of our local edible algae, such as nori, … Read more

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Being with Bears: Learning the Bear Necessities

Online Presentation CA

The work being done by Sonoma Land Trust and our partner organizations to protect interconnected large-scale habitats and promote biodiversity has aided black bear populations throughout Sonoma County. Join local ecologist and writer Meghan Walla-Murphy for an online presentation to … Read more

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Language of the Land: Monarchs: A Migration of Souls

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In Mexican culture, the monarch butterfly migration has signaled the return of the spirits of the dearly departed for centuries. Dia de los Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead, coincides with the return of the monarch to its … Read more

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Language of the Land: Fall Hawk Migration

Online event CA

Grab your binoculars and cozy up to your computer for an exciting journey into the fall hawk migration! Raptor enthusiast Larry Broderick will take us on an enlightening tour of the diversity of hawk species that make their way down … Read more

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Guided Virtual Hike: Glen Oaks Ranch

Join Sonoma Land Trust outings guide Corby Hines for a virtual hike at Glen Oaks Ranch! This interactive experience, supplemented with photographs and maps, will attempt to mimic what we would do in person on the land. First, we will … Read more

Guided Virtual Hike: Pole Mountain

Online event CA

Join Sonoma Land Trust outings guide Corby Hines for a virtual hike up Pole Mountain! About this Event Join us for an interactive, guided, virtual nature experience of Pole Mountain. We’ll “hike” up the north side of Pole Mountain, reach … Read more

Guided Virtual Hike: Pole Mountain

Online event CA

Join Sonoma Land Trust outings guide Corby Hines for a virtual hike up Pole Mountain! About this Event Join us for an interactive, guided, virtual nature experience of Pole Mountain. We’ll “hike” up the north side of Pole Mountain, reach … Read more

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Virtual Hike: The Cedars

Online Presentation CA

Join Sonoma Land Trust outings guide Corby Hines for a virtual hike at The Cedars! Discover the most unique and intriguing landscape in Sonoma County — The Cedars! Join us on a virtual exploration of this remote corner of our … Read more

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Glen Oaks Ranch Hike

Glen Oaks Ranch 13255 Sonoma Highway, Glen Ellen, CA

Join Sonoma Land Trust for a hike at Glen Oaks Ranch in Sonoma Valley! About this event Join Sonoma Land Trust for a hike at Glen Oaks Ranch — an historic ranch located in Sonoma Valley near Glen Ellen. This … Read more

Familias Al Aire Libre / Families Outdoors

822 5th St. Santa Rosa

Bilingual Nature Walk for the Entire Family Join us for a bilingual family nature walk! Each month we visit a different park with nature guides. Fun for all families! Transportation available.

Spotting Otters Around the Bay

Zoom Webinar

River otters are making a comeback after having been missing from much of the Bay Area for decades. Join Megan Isadore, co-founder and director of the River Otter Ecology Project, to learn about how this nonprofit has been documenting their … Read more

Bay Day Marsh Walk at Sears Point

Sears Point Trailhead 7699 Reclamation Road, Sonoma, CA

Join Sonoma Land Trust for a walk on the San Pablo Bay and celebrate Bay Day. You'll observe the marsh restoration area at the former Dickson Ranch. Level: Gentle

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Sears Point Marsh Walk

Sears Point Trailhead 7699 Reclamation Road, Sonoma, CA

Join this leisurely walk on the San Pablo Bay. You’ll observe the current tidal marsh restoration area at the former Dickson Ranch in comparison to the older tidal marsh restoration at the Sonoma Baylands while walking along the levee trail … Read more

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Raptor Walk at Jenner Headlands Preserve

The Jenner Hawk Overlook is the spot to view the fall migration of raptors as they soar on the hillside updrafts along the Sonoma Coast. From there, certified Naturalist Larry Broderick will introduce you to bird spotting and identification on … Read more

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Language of the Land: Secrets of the Oak Woodlands

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Sonoma County’s oak woodlands are teeming with life — plants and animals that exist in an astonishing variety of shapes, behaviors, and interrelationships. Many of these life forms depend on oaks, and others rely on plants that live in a … Read more

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