A Reflection on Sugarloaf’s History as State Park Turns 50

The true history of the land of steep hillsides, lush meadows and fertile valleys known today as Sugarloaf Ridge State Park begins at least 7,000 years ago, when Wappo Indians occupied the region and used Sugarloaf as their summertime home and hunting ground. The...

Administrative Assistant

Sonoma Ecology Center is a 27-year-old nonprofit with a mission to work with our community to identify and lead actions that achieve and sustain ecological health in Sonoma Valley. We are respected throughout the North Bay and beyond for our contributions to important...

Watershed Educator (K-12)

Sonoma Ecology Center is a 28-year-old nonprofit with a mission to work with our community to identify and lead actions that achieve and sustain ecological health of our community’s land, air, water, and biodiversity – the foundation of our high quality of life. Each...

GIS & Research Program Technician

Sonoma Ecology Center is a 28-year-old nonprofit with a mission to work with our community to identify and lead actions that achieve and sustain ecological health of our community’s land, air, water, and biodiversity – the foundation of our high quality of life. Each...

Every Rainstorm Is a Missed Opportunity

Heavy rains have Sonoma Valley’s streams going strong right now, and much of that water rushes right past our communities on its way to the Bay. In fact, according to stream gauges, Wednesday’s powerful storms sent 1.6 billion gallons of water rushing by in just...