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How to Fight Wildfires Before They Start

Forestland Tended by Sonoma Ecology Center Is Helping to Protect Pacific Union College With smoke filling the skies around California, and wildfires burning out of control in Sonoma and Napa counties, Jason Mills is more convinced than ever that the restoration...

Emergency Information You Can Use — 2020 Edition

An unprecedented lightning storm has kicked off Sonoma County’s fire season even earlier than usual this year, forcing everyone to pay closer attention to fire, weather, air quality and other conditions in order to stay informed and stay safe. That’s why...

Removing Our Region’s Worst Invasive Weed

Yellow Star Thistle (Centaurea solstitialis) is the most noxious weed in western North America, covering more area here than any other invasive species. It is rampant throughout Sonoma County, degrading our native grassland habitats, ruining local ranchlands (cattle...

Victory Garden Gazpacho Recipe

Heirloom Tomato & Melon Gazpacho with Stone Fruit Gremolata, Cilantro Crema & Toasted Sesame Seeds SEC Victory Gardens continue to produce fruits and vegetables throughout Sonoma Valley. One of our favorite local chefs, Kyle Kuklewski, has created a dynamic...

SURVEY: With School Starting, What’s the Best Path Forward?

[Español abajo] As we work on ways to teach kids safely in the time of coronavirus, we’re asking parents, guardians and other members of the community for input. Please fill out our brief online survey and tell us what you think. Online? Outdoor? Other? Both online...