• Education Director shares TeenNat at international conference

    45th Annual Conference October 19-22, 2016 Inspiring stories. Compelling evidence. Meaningful impact. Pepperwood’s Education Director, Sandi Funke, is off to Madison, Wisconsin to taste some cheese and share Pepperwood’s best practices in environmental education at the 45th annual North American Association for Environmental Education Conference. This international gathering of education professionals will link powerful stories of innovation […]

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  • From College to Career

    Preserve Ecologist Michelle Halbur shares the value of internships to her career, and explains some of the opportunities available for students at Pepperwood.

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  • Dr. Micheli pens op ed on Russian River health

    The Press Democrat published a Close to Home piece by Pepperwood President Dr. Lisa Micheli on the health of the Russian River and her thoughts on the recent Russian River Independent Science Review Panel meeting. Click here to read Lisa’s article. Lisa is raising awareness of Russian River health through her participation in the Russian River Headwaters to […]

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  • Pepperwood wildlife camera studies in the news

    Photos from Pepperwood’s motion-activated cameras were featured in a Press Democrat gallery on wildlife at night in our county parks and preserves. The story highlights Pepperwood’s role as a catalyst in building a regional network of wildlife camera networks. Click here to view the Press Democrat story. In 2012, Pepperwood became the first site in North America […]

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  • White House recognizes Sonoma County Climate Resilience Team

    The White House recognized the Sonoma County Climate Resilience Team as it launched its Partnership for Resilience and Preparedness (PREP). Our President Dr. Lisa Micheli represented Pepperwood on the Sonoma County Climate Resilience Team as it was recognized by the White House for its climate adaptation leadership. Lisa joined officials including Sonoma County Water Agency Directors Efren […]

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  • Instructor Highlight – James Freed

    Learn about our new instructor, the talented James Freed, in this interview before his Sketching in the Field class at Pepperwood on November 6th.

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  • Discover Nature lecture this Friday 9/16 is POSTPONED

    ***POSTPONED*** Due to circumstances beyond our control, our DISCOVER NATURE Ruffled Feathers: How Climate Change Will Impact California Birds lecture schedule for this Friday, September 16th is postponed with new date TBD. We apologize for the inconvenience. In the meantime, please take a look at some of our upcoming events. Thank you for your understanding, […]

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  • Pepperwood at 2016 California Naturalist Conference

    Pepperwood’s Education Director Sandi Funke and super-Steward Wendy Herniman represented Pepperwood at the 2016 California Naturalist Conference in the San Bernardino Mountains September 9-11th. Sandi presented a poster on our TeenNat program that connects teen youth to conservation science, and Wendy presented on our phenology research—the study of the timing of plant life cycles—which is part of the California […]

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  • Descending the Russian River | Part 2

    Lisa provides an update on the second half of her 3-day kayaking adventure. Thank you to everyone who donated to support Russian River Health!

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  • Descending the Russian River | Part 1

    Embarking on a 3-day kayaking excursion promoting Russian River health, Dr. Lisa Micheli describes the importance of watersheds and their headwaters.

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