Another successful prescribed burn in the books!

Mother Nature’s gift of a cool morning, relative humidity, low wind plus our technically capable team and preparedness allowed Sonoma Ecology Center and our partners the right weather conditions to conduct another successful prescribed burn at Van Hoosear Wildflower...

Some Cool Finds During City Nature Challenge

City Nature Challenge is an international event that takes place on the same weekend each year to encourage scientists and citizen scientists to document on the iNaturalist app any and all species they see in nature. Team Sugarloaf has participated in it for the past...

Defend Your Home With Resilient Landscaping

By Ellie Insley, Vice President of the Board of Directors of Sonoma Ecology Center. Ellie is a Landscape Architect; Natural Habitat Restoration Specialist; Life Coach; and Equine Guided Educator. Fire-resilient landscaping may be more important now than ever given the...

Meet the Earthlings

Heartfelt passion and dedication to the environment are the building blocks of our newest group, the youth-led Earthlings, explains Julia Megna, Education Project Manager. Julia says she is “blown away” by the energy of this group of about 20 who range in age from 2...

George Ranch neighbors join together for a biochar event

A group of George Ranch homeowners worked with the Grove Street Fire Safe Council and Sonoma Ecology Center’s Biochar Initiative program to conduct a biochar burn demonstration last month at George Ranch. Homeowners cleared undergrowth on their property, which helps...