Opening a Can of Worms on Compost at Sonoma Garden Park

Jonny Ehlers knows when you talk about composting you’re opening a whole can of worms – both figuratively and literally. “Once we start unraveling the benefits of creating our own soil, it connects to everything, truly everything,” says Ehlers, laughing,...

Earth Day 2022 | Día de la tierra, 2022

Earth Day 2022 | Día de la tierra, 2022 There’s a soft greenness over our corner of the world this time of year, a flush of life in the grasses now in seed and the late wildflowers, a ripeness that heralds a turn of seasons from spring to summer. If I could make a...

Sonoma Ecology Center Earthlings Call for New Members!

The Sonoma Ecology Center Earthlings Club is open for new members for Spring! The SEC Earthlings club was begun by a group of teens with a goal to fuel positive climate action from the youth of Sonoma Valley. The club has since evolved to welcome members of all ages...

Staff Highlight: Ross Adams, Restoration Project Manager

Meet Ross Adams: Restoration Project Manager Ross Adams has helped support and lead our restoration crew through a wide variety of projects over the past year with Sonoma Ecology Center. Whether it’s pulling broom or wielding a chain saw we’re grateful to...

Sonoma’s Drought Questions Answered

We’ve heard from many community members wanting to know about current water supply levels, what to expect in the months to come, and what implications drought years might have on the environment and our daily lives. With all this in mind, we turned to our Senior...

Kenwood Marsh Checkerbloom Stewardship Day

On a cool February morning, a joint team of eight from Sonoma Ecology Center (SEC) Restoration, SEC Research, and biologists from CDFW Native Plant Program came together in the Kenwood Marsh to help save a very special plant, the Kenwood Marsh Checkerbloom (commonly...