Nathanson Volunteers Honor King’s Legacy

Service was a big part of Martin Luther King’s message, which is why many celebrate his legacy by volunteering on MLK Day. Last Jan. 16 was no exception, as Sonoma Ecology Center’s Restoration crew organized a large group of volunteers at Nathanson Creek Preserve,...

Don’t Miss Our Next Climate Readiness Workshop on Sept. 15

The following announcement comes from the North Bay Watershed Association, which has been working hard on its Climate Ready North Bay project and now seeks more input from the public. Details on how you can help are below, with emphasis on the Sonoma Creek watershed...

Returning to a Waterway Near You: Coastal Cleanup Day

Once a year, nature lovers come together in an effort to rid our beaches and waterways of trash. Across the nation, plastic bags, wrappers, cans and bottles, cigarette butts, etc. — literally millions of pounds of trash — are picked up in just a few short...

Go with the Flow: SEC Studies Stream Health

It’s the dry time of year. So how is our creek flow going? The water in creeks is the lifeblood of riparian forests, water creatures like fish and kingfishers, land animals needing to drink, and water well users who irrigate vineyards and landscapes. Recently, Sonoma...

Work Continues on Nathanson Creek Restoration Project

A flood plain restoration project by the Sonoma Ecology Center that incorporates storm water management, habitat enhancement and educational elements has broken ground along Nathanson Creek near East MacArthur Street. For the next few weeks, workers will displace...