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First Day of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
SEC Inaugural Hike at Saddle Mountain Preserve with Open Space District 9:00 am
SEC Inaugural Hike at Saddle Mountain Preserve with Open Space District @ Saddle Mountain Open Space Preserve
May 1 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
SEC Inaugural Hike at Saddle Mountain Preserve with Open Space District @ Saddle Mountain Open Space Preserve
Join us for our first-ever guided hike at the beautiful 960-acre Saddle Mountain preserve above Rincon Valley, on the eastern boundary of Santa Rosa in the Mayacamas Mountain Range. The hike will be led by[...]
Senderos: iNaturalist en español 10:00 am
Senderos: iNaturalist en español @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Senderos: iNaturalist en español @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park | Kenwood | California | United States
Acompañe a miembros de Team Sugarloaf en una introducción a la aplicación iNaturalist y la oportunidad de utilizarla durante una caminata en los senderos Pony Gate y Canyon. Si no está familiarizado con iNaturalist ,[...]
CNC Weekend at Sugarloaf: Butterfly Walk 1:30 pm
CNC Weekend at Sugarloaf: Butterfly Walk @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 1 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
CNC Weekend at Sugarloaf: Butterfly Walk @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park | Kenwood | California | United States
Citizen Scientists Alex Weishaar and John Hibbard lead this easy-to-moderate 2-mile butterfly walk. We will encourage butterfly and bug photography, so cameras and binoculars recommended. Stop by the table (set up near the White Barn)[...]
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CNC Weekend at Sugarloaf: All Day Plant Walk 9:00 am
CNC Weekend at Sugarloaf: All Day Plant Walk @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join Botanist, Peter Warner, in a day-long exploration at Sugarloaf.  Our route will be cover grasslands, oak woodlands, and chaparral as well as significant (but slow) hills. The numerous stops will give us a chance[...]
CNC Weekend at Sugarloaf: Observing Where You Are 10:00 am
CNC Weekend at Sugarloaf: Observing Where You Are @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
CNC Weekend at Sugarloaf: Observing Where You Are @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park | Kenwood | California | United States
Join Dr. Dan Levitis on this accessible, no-hike nature observation. No mobility is required, as we will simply pick a spot (or two) and enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells– and if possible, document them[...]
CNC Weekend at Sugarloaf: Butterfly Walk 1:30 pm
CNC Weekend at Sugarloaf: Butterfly Walk @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 2 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
CNC Weekend at Sugarloaf: Butterfly Walk @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park | Kenwood | California | United States
Citizen Scientists Alex Weishaar and John Hibbard lead this easy-to-moderate 2-mile butterfly walk. We will encourage butterfly and bug photography, so cameras and binoculars recommended. Stop by the table (set up near the White Barn)[...]
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CNC Weekend at Sugarloaf: Slow Ambling Observations Up Lower Bald 9:00 am
CNC Weekend at Sugarloaf: Slow Ambling Observations Up Lower Bald @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sugarloaf volunteer Sarah Reid will lead a slow but nature-filled walk up Lower Bald Mountain trail, documenting wildlife via the iNaturalist app. If you haven’t used iNaturalist, or haven’t made an observation for a while,[...]
CNC Weekend at Sugarloaf: Butterfly Walk 1:30 pm
CNC Weekend at Sugarloaf: Butterfly Walk @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 3 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
CNC Weekend at Sugarloaf: Butterfly Walk @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park | Kenwood | California | United States
Citizen Scientists Alex Weishaar and John Hibbard lead this easy-to-moderate 2-mile butterfly walk. We will encourage butterfly and bug photography, so cameras and binoculars recommended. Stop by the table (set up near the White Barn)[...]
CNC Weekend at Sugarloaf: Evening Animal Sounds 7:30 pm
CNC Weekend at Sugarloaf: Evening Animal Sounds @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
2021 City Nature Challenge Weekend ends on a high note with renowned soundscape ecologist Dr. Bernie Krause and Dr. Dan Levitis’ presentation on vesperian animal sounds. No mobility is required, as we will simply pick[...]
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Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo
May 5 all-day
 
Wednesdays Wondrous Nature Walks with a Naturalist 12:30 pm
Wednesdays Wondrous Nature Walks with a Naturalist @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 5 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Wednesdays Wondrous Nature Walks with a Naturalist @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
After an unusually warm and dry spring, the wildflowers are blooming earlier and it’s already butterfly and dragonfly season! We’ll be looking up as well as down to discover what’s flying around while learning a[...]
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Senderos en Van Hoosear 9:00 am
Senderos en Van Hoosear @ Van Hoosear Preserve
May 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Senderos en Van Hoosear @ Van Hoosear Preserve
Sábado 8 de mayo, 9am – mediodía La propiedad de 162 acres al pie de Sonoma Mountain está protegida por un derecho de acceso a la propiedad hecho posible por Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and[...]
Wildflower Walks at Van Hoosear Preserve Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve 9:00 am
Wildflower Walks at Van Hoosear Preserve Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve @ Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve
May 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wildflower Walks at Van Hoosear Preserve Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve @ Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve
Join Sonoma Ecology Center naturalists at Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve for one of the most spectacular wildflower displays in all of Sonoma County. Experience a pristine spring grassland with numerous species in full bloom. The[...]
Family Hike 10:00 am
Family Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park | Kenwood | California | United States
Come to the park for a peaceful hike through the woods! Join our Docents on this fun family hike that is good for all ages. During this 2-mile hike with 400-ft elevation gain, you will[...]
Sugarloaf Wildflower Walks 10:00 am
Sugarloaf Wildflower Walks @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sugarloaf Wildflower Walks @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park | Kenwood | California | United States
Join Team Sugarloaf Docents for a spring wildflower walk in the post-fire environment of Sugarloaf. These are leisurely 1-3 miles long along the Meadow/Hillside loop and Creekside Trail. This is a beginning to intermediate level[...]
Compost Workshop at Sonoma Garden Park 12:00 pm
Compost Workshop at Sonoma Garden Park @ Sonoma Garden Park
May 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Compost Workshop at Sonoma Garden Park @ Sonoma Garden Park
Have you ever tried to make your own compost for use in your yard/ garden? Not easy is it? During this last year, the Sonoma Garden Park has been producing its own finished compost! All[...]
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Wednesdays Wondrous Nature Walks with a Naturalist 12:30 pm
Wednesdays Wondrous Nature Walks with a Naturalist @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 12 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Wednesdays Wondrous Nature Walks with a Naturalist @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
After an unusually warm and dry spring, the wildflowers are blooming earlier and it’s already butterfly and dragonfly season! We’ll be looking up as well as down to discover what’s flying around while learning a[...]
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Sugarloaf Trail Crew 9:00 am
Sugarloaf Trail Crew @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sugarloaf Trail Crew @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park | Kenwood | California | United States
Help Sugarloaf with trail restoration work. Work includes bridge and step construction, installing signs, clearing, lifting, carrying and hiking. Bring gloves, hat, and water that you can carry hands-free (i.e. bring a backpack). Wear long[...]
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Senderos: Arte en el parque 10:00 am
Senderos: Arte en el parque @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Sábado 15 de mayo, 10am- 12:30pm Acompañenos en una caminata ligera en el sendero Meadow, en donde pararemos a a disfrutar la naturaleza y pintar en un diario de campo. Si tiene materiales para pintar[...]
Yoga Hike 10:00 am
Yoga Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Yoga Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Enjoy your yoga experience in the beautiful setting of our park! Susan Topf’s Yoga Hike balances a mix of easy hiking and gentle yoga postures, breath work and guided meditation, no mat necessary. Please wear[...]
Herbology in the Garden- Planting for health, home & happiness 12:30 pm
Herbology in the Garden- Planting for health, home & happiness @ Sonoma Garden Park
May 15 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
They say ‘let food be thy medicine’. Herbs have been used for health and healing in Sonoma Valley since the first Indigenous People walked the land. In this workshop, we will use wisdom from east[...]
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Prescribed Burns at Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve 7:00 am
Prescribed Burns at Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve @ Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve
May 21 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Prescribed Burns at Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve @ Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve
We are preparing to conduct another carefully controlled prescribed burn at Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve on May 21, 2021 from 7:00 am – 6:00 pm. Unplanned wildfires can be devastating, but planned burns can effectively remove[...]
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Around the Park Hike – With Epic Option
Around the Park Hike – With Epic Option @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 22 all-day
Around the Park Hike - With Epic Option @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park | Kenwood | California | United States
Red Barn Remains. Photo by Sharon Beals As we reopen, we want to celebrate the park and our supporters with our Around the Park Hike (sometimes known as the Headwaters to Headwaters Hike). Details and[...]
Forest Therapy 9:30 am
Forest Therapy @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 22 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Forest Therapy @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
The practice of Forest Therapy has been shown to improve health and well-being. Have you heard about Shinrin-yoku or Forest bathing? Here is an opportunity to take a walk and experience the practice for yourself.[...]
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Family Hike 10:00 am
Family Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park | Kenwood | California | United States
Come to the park for a peaceful hike through the woods! Join our Docents on this fun family hike that is good for all ages. During this 2-mile hike with 400-ft elevation gain, you will[...]
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Wednesdays Wondrous Nature Walks with a Naturalist 12:30 pm
Wednesdays Wondrous Nature Walks with a Naturalist @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 26 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Wednesdays Wondrous Nature Walks with a Naturalist @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
After an unusually warm and dry spring, the wildflowers are blooming earlier and it’s already butterfly and dragonfly season! We’ll be looking up as well as down to discover what’s flying around while learning a[...]
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Sugarloaf Trail Crew 9:00 am
Sugarloaf Trail Crew @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sugarloaf Trail Crew @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park | Kenwood | California | United States
Help Sugarloaf with trail restoration work. Work includes bridge and step construction, installing signs, clearing, lifting, carrying and hiking. Bring gloves, hat, and water that you can carry hands-free (i.e. bring a backpack). Wear long[...]
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Memorial Day
Memorial Day
May 31 all-day
 
Family Hike 10:00 am
Family Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park | Kenwood | California | United States
Come to the park for a peaceful hike through the woods! Join our Docents on this fun family hike that is good for all ages. During this 2-mile hike with 400-ft elevation gain, you will[...]