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Sugarloaf Campground Reopens with New Guidelines

Campsites at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park are reopening on Monday, June 21, meaning all public resources at the park are available to the public again. That includes Sugarloaf’s parking lots, trails, restrooms, Visitor Center and Robert Ferguson Observatory. However,...

Another Look at the Van Hoosear Prescribed Burn (Video)

On Friday, May 22, Sonoma Ecology Center and its partners conducted a 35-acre prescribed burn at Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve west of Sonoma. The burn was a success—and a glimpse at our possible future here in Sonoma Valley. As Restoration Program Manager Jason...

Counting Sheep at Montini

In order to reduce fuels at Montini Open Space Preserve, Sonoma Ecology Center has hired a grazing service to bring approximately 80 sheep to specially designated wildland-urban interface areas of the city-owned Preserve. Besides sustainably controlling flammable...

Learn—Share—Act

Black Lives Matter, a nationwide call for justice and equality, was sparked by recently documented evidence of ongoing exclusion, discrimination and violence enacted by systemic racism and environmental injustice. Right now, those who have not experienced such events...

Saturday Morning Harvest Market Returns for Season

Our seasonal Harvest Market kicks off Saturday, June 13 at Sonoma Garden Park! We offer fresh-grown produce, eggs, honey, flowers and more for sale in the Straw Bale Barn. The market continues every Saturday morning from 9am to noon through the growing season. We grow...