Closing the Circle: an Op-Ed Piece by David Morell

David Morell, operations manager of Sonoma Ecology Center’s Sonoma Biochar Initiative, has done more than most to spread the word on the water-, energy- and carbon-saving benefits of biochar. In the following Earth Day op-ed, Dr. Morell explains why biochar...

Why Measure AA matters

Before it even had an official name on the June 7 ballot, Measure AA, the Clean and Healthy Bay measure, has enjoyed broad support from environmental groups around the Bay, including us. That’s because Measure AA – a Bay Area-wide parcel tax of $12 per year for the...

New methods for tracking old waterways

The Press Democrat has a story on how our own Alex Young, GIS manager at Sonoma Ecology Center, is working with historical ecologist Arthur Dawson and others in an effort to map Sonoma Valley’s waterways before they were altered by settlers: Sleuthing for Sonoma...