• TeenNat Goes Virtual

    This year TeenNat looks a bit different, but the main tenets of the program remain the same: connection to the natural world, connection to science, and connection to each other.

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  • TBC3 turns 10 and goes virtual!

    TBC3 stands for the Terrestrial Biodiversity Climate Change Collaborative – yes, it’s kind of a mouthful, we know.  But it’s an acronym that California’s climate insiders have become familiar with since its launch in 2010. This year we held our convening virtually, and with many new faces and a suite of relevant topics, we were able to make a lot of headway on the front lines of climate change science.

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  • Lessons from the Front Lines of Climate Change with Dr. Comendant

    Lessons learned from the front lines of climate change: Building organizational, research, and community resilience View the recording here. Presenter: Dr. Tosha Comendant, Conservation Science Manager, Pepperwood Description: This webinar will take you to the front lines of climate change and will highlight lessons learned, resilience strategies, and geospatial tools we are using at Pepperwood to adapt […]

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  • The Barnhart Wildflower Guide

    The wildflowers are in bloom and looking beautiful around Sonoma County right now! Check out this free guide created by long time Pepperwood Stewards Linda Barnhart and Education Director Emeritus Steve Barnhart. The Barnharts have graciously donated their guides to Pepperwood for the past two years, so that our community can enjoy identifying these local […]

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  • Changing Terminology with the Times

    Pepperwood has transitioned from using the term “citizen science” to the more inclusive term “community science” Science needs Community The word citizen was originally included in the phrase citizen science to distinguish between amateur data collectors and professional scientists. It was not intended to describe the citizenship status of these volunteer observers. For years, Pepperwood […]

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  • Home with the kids? Connect with nature for learning and stress relief

    As we face this global coronavirus pandemic together, our communities are learning to cope with major disruptions to our daily lives. These are stressful and confusing times for everyone, including our children. In this article we’ve compiled some tips and resources to help inspire you and your family to get outdoors during the current public health measures. 

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  • Pepperwood Update: COVID-19

    A Message from Pepperwood Regarding COVID-19 In this unprecedented time of uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, we want to reach out to you to provide updates about Pepperwood’s response. As a trusted community and scientific resource, we are committed to following the recommendations of public health authorities and prioritizing the health and safety of our […]

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  • Protecting our natural treasures in Napa County (and beyond)

    How climate change is affecting our region, and what we should do about it “We’re seeing a trajectory unfold of a longer summer season and increasingly mild winters, with more variable rainfall. As a result, during our recent drought, the landscape became increasingly arid over time. This trend is likely to continue,” said Dr. Lisa […]

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  • POSTPONED — Special Gallery Exhibition featuring distinguished Bay Area artist Jim Caldwell

    *Postponed – We regret to inform you that, due to concerns about COVID-19, we have decided to postpone this exhibition. Stay tuned for announcements regarding the new dates for this exhibition* Quercus agrifolia: An Exhibition of Northern California Landscapes by distinguished Bay Area artist Jim Caldwell Dates TBD Pepperwood is proud to present the work […]

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  • Tribes Observe Effects on Culturally-significant Plants due to Climate Change

    California Department of Water Resources interviewed the Chair of our Native Advisory Council, Clint McKay, about the effects of climate change on culturally-significant plants in the region. Read the full article here.  

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