Yes on Measures K, J for a Better Sonoma

With so much zaniness surrounding the upcoming election, it can be hard to stay focused on the local races. But here are two measures that must not be missed, and that we at Sonoma Ecology Center strongly support: MEASURE K This one is near and dear to our hearts, and...

SEC in NYC for Climate Week!

These are heady days for locals who have dedicated much of their time and energy to making Sonoma County and Sonoma Valley better prepared to deal with climate change. Sonoma Ecology Center’s Caitlin Cornwall is among them, part of the Sonoma County Climate Resilience...

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...

VIDEO: Check Out the Amazing New Bear Footage from Sugarloaf

When a hiker told California State Parks biologist Bill Miller about fresh bear tracks at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, Miller decided to check his motion-activated camera to see if it had any interesting recordings. He wasn’t disappointed. The video footage on Miller’s...

Learn to Compost: a Three-Part Workshop at Sonoma Garden Park

Heard of Bokashi? How about Compost Tea? Green-thumbed locals who would like to learn more about these topics — and who have their Saturday mornings free this month — are encouraged to sign up for our three-part workshop at Sonoma Garden Park, featuring...