• Michael Gillogly: Three Decades of Stewardship

    It was 22 years ago when, prior to submitting a bid to the California Academy of Sciences for the purchase of Pepperwood, Jane and I defined our shared vision for what we were about to undertake. We envisioned a place where conservation science, research and nature education could meet, and connect people with the places that sustain them.

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  • All Eyes on Drought & Fire

    As the summer heat encroaches, the North Bay’s drought is now considered exceptional. What does this mean as we head deeper into fire season? 

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  • Pepperwood is Hiring!

    Are you or someone you know that special person who combines a passion for the environment with outstanding project management, communication skills, and fundraising experience? Then you could be the person to help us fill this critical position on Pepperwood’s leadership team.

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  • Earth Month: Celebrating Our Volunteers & Stewards

    I remember the first volunteer workday I ever hosted at Pepperwood. It was cold, wet, and the wind was blowing hard. As I stood there, chilled to the bone and waiting for anyone at all to show up, I thought to myself who in their right mind would come out to volunteer in weather like this just for the fun of it?

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  • First Cohort of Climate Stewards Graduate!

    This month we were thrilled to award 23 participants their UC Climate Stewards Certification in collaboration with the University of California’s Agriculture and Natural Resources program!

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  • Pepperwood Honored as Climate Action Leader

    Pepperwood has been awarded $250k to build California’s resilience to megafires! We were one of several organizations to compete for this award, and we were one of a handful of organizations to be awarded, but we were the only organization to be awarded the full grant.

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  • Celebrating Women (and moms) in Science

    As I write this post, I have one ear listening to my son’s kindergarten math lesson on zoom with the other tracking my two year old daughter’s mischief, and I’m ignoring the giant piles that try to distract my attention…

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  • Learning the Plants and Animals by Name

    Heide’s one of those people whose passion for the plants and animals of this place extends farther than her memory. She grew up here, and at a young age started documenting all the life around her. This passion eventually led her to Pepperwood. Read her story…

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  • Wildlife Corridors and Climate Change

    Realizing climate-wise connectivity on the ground requires both identifying and securing habitat linkages that provide climate resilience.

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  • Celebrating Black History Month

    In 2020 we saw the elevation of, and calls to action on, a number of important issues including social justice, racial equity and environmental justice. In 2021, we continue the work.

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