Sonoma Ecology Center Land Services

Our Restoration Team employs best management practices to protect habitat, water quality, and biodiversity. We assist owners with lands of all sizes. Contact us at restoration@sonomaecologycenter.org or (707) 996-0712 to learn more or schedule a consultation.

Fire Resilience
  • Ecologically informed fire fuels treatment and responsible biomass disposal 
  • Fire-ready, wildlife-friendly landscapes in the 100-foot defensible space
  • Post-fire erosion control
Invasive Plant Control
  • Invasive species management using manual removal and integrated pest management approach
  • Prescribed fire management
Erosion Control and Stream Work
  • Erosion control: regrading, wattle installation, coco coir, jute net biodegradable fabrics 
  • Streambank and streambed stabilization and restoration
  • Permitting
  • Any of these treatments can be paired with native species planting
Native Plant Propagation
  • Native nursery with 60,000 plant capacity growing 80+ native species
  • Registered with CDFA Nursery Stock Registration and Certification Program
  • Plant sizes from 4”-6” plugs, tree bands, D40, D60, 1 gallon, tree pots, to 5 gallon pots
  • Watershed-specific propagule collection
Revegetation and Ecological Restoration in a wide variety of ecological communities
  • Biological site assessments
  • Site planning, design, and permitting
  • Site preparation
  • Planting and plant protection
  • Irrigation design and installation
  • Project maintenance and monitoring
Service Costs
  • $2000-$4000 per day for 4-5 person crew, depending on slope, complexity, access, etc
  • $100 one-hour onsite consultation, waived if consultation leads to project
  • Contact us for custom project costs
Please reach out to us at restoration@sonomaecologycenter.org or (707) 996-0712. 

Sonoma Ecology Center brings a host of services and resources that can help people, the public, in managing their landscapes and providing perhaps protections for the community at large. I thank the Sonoma Ecology Center for maintaining the beautiful Valley that we live in.

—Ted Bucklin, Family Member, Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve