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Bay Nature magazineJuly-September 2011

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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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Jenner Headlands Preserved

January 01, 2009 by Aleta George

I’m told that on a clear day you can see as far as Point Reyes and Mount Diablo from Jenner ...

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Sears Point

July 01, 2007 by John Hart

The southernmost hump of the Sears Point ridge, known locally as Cougar Mountain, looms over Highway 37. Not its height ...

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Sonoma Baylands Purchases

January 01, 2005 by Christine Sculati

As Tolay Creek pools and spills on its journey to San Pablo Bay, it passes several recent acquisitions by the ...

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Redwood Resources

July 01, 2004 by Matthew Bettelheim

Here are several local organizations that have recently taken steps to preserve redwood forests in the Bay region and beyond. ...

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