Who to Contact Guide

Click on the sections below to find answers to your questions about resources available for help on all your ecological questions and issues in Sonoma Valley.

Animals including Fish & Insects, and Animal Control

Animal Control & Rescue

City of Sonoma Animal Control – within city limits – 707-996-3602
Sonoma County Animal Care and Control – outside city limits – 707-525-7100
Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue
To Report Poaching contact the CA dept of Fish and Wildlife

Specific Animal Information

Bats

  • Bat Conservation International is the source for all your information about Bats, bat houses, white nose syndrome, bats in bridges, injured bats, and more
  • If you find a bat in distress in the Bay Area, call the BCCC hotline at 408-647-7BAT (408-647-7228)

Bees

Bird Rescue

Bird Conservation & Observation

Bird Health and Feeding

Deer

  • Fawn Rescue is a local (Kenwood) rescue center for injured and orphaned deer.

Fish

Mosquitos

Reptiles

Wildlife Sightings

If you have an interesting wildlife sighting, email us! Be sure to include location, time, weather, and other information that can help us continue to monitor wildlife here. Photos are great, too!

More Information

Threats to Wildlife – CA Dept of Fish and Wildlife
Federally listed (threatened and endangered) animals and plants – US Fish and Wildlife Service
Pollution & Hazards in Sonoma County – See our Pollution & Hazards page
Plant concerns in Sonoma County – See our Invasive & Native Plants page
Conservation of land, water, and air quality – See our Resource Conservation page

Invasive and Native Plants

Invasive & Native Plants

Native Plant Sources

  • Sonoma Ecology operates a Native Plant Nursery at Sonoma Garden Park. In addition, we offer streamside and landscape native plant consultation and restoration services. Contact Mark Newhouser 707 996-0712 x 103, or Dan Foley 707 996-0712 x 102 for further information.
  • California Native Plant Society – Milo Baker Chapter is a statewide organization whose goals are to increase understanding and appreciation of California’s native plants
  • CalFlora Nursery specializes in California native plants and habitat gardening since 1991.

Pesticide Use & Issues

See our Pollution & Hazards section

Pollution and Hazards

To report a hazard or nuisance within Sonoma County, contact the Department of Health Services 707-565-6565 To report poachers or polluters, call CA Dept of Fish and Wildlife at 888-334-2258

Air Quality

Animal Control

Emergencies

Noise Complaints & Issues

Pesticide Use & Problems

Sewage Overflow

  • To report a sewage overflow in Sonoma County, call Sonoma County Department of Emergency Services Public Hotline at 707-565-3856
  • To report a blockage or spill in Sonoma Valley, call the Sonoma Valley County Sanitation District at 707-523-1070 (24 hours)

Waste Disposal Information

Water Pollution

Resource Conservation including Air, Land, Water, Energy, and Climate

To report a hazard or nuisance within Sonoma County, contact the Department of Health Services 707-565-6565

Air Quality

Land Planning and Preservation

Water Conservation Programs, Ideas & Rebates

Water Permits

Energy and Climate