• Dr. Micheli featured in Sonoma Index-Tribune

    “Lisa Micheli is an expert in watershed science who is at the forefront of studying and responding to climate change and she lives right here in Sonoma, her favorite place in the world,” opens a new article in the Sonoma Index Tribune profiling Pepperwood’s President & CEO.  Read it here!

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  • TeenNat – An Unforgettable Experience

    Kayla Pearson completed TeenNat last summer and wrote this blog article to tell you all about it. A great read for students interested in applying to TeenNat 2018!

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  • Dr. Micheli presenting at 2018 North Bay Watershed Association Conference

    Pepperwood’s President & CEO Dr. Lisa Micheli is presenting at the 2018 North Bay Watershed Association Conference on April 6th in Petaluma. Lisa will be speaking on the Preparing for the New Normal: Floods panel. The theme of the conference is Extreme Future: Fire, Floods, a Rising Bay, and it brings together key leaders and stakeholders from around the […]

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  • Apply now for TeenNat! Applications due April 9

    Apply now for TeenNat!  Applications due April 9 Thanks to you, for the sixth year in a row, two dozen local teens will spend their summer exploring the rolling hills of Pepperwood, conducting real biodiversity research, learning about careers in the sciences, and having a great time doing it! In Pepperwood’s post-fire landscape, their experiences and […]

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  • Congressman Huffman visits Pepperwood with first responders

      We were delighted to be visited on Wednesday, March 28, by our Congressman, Jared Huffman, and his staff who came to learn more about Pepperwood’s mission and our role in fire recovery. He was accompanied by local firefighters interested in learning more about Pepperwood’s science programs and how we might collaborate with first responders […]

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  • TeenNat brings science to life for local youth

    Learn about TeenNat, Pepperwood’s award-winning summer internship that gives local teens the opportunity to explore the nature, conduct real research, and learn about careers in the sciences. Apply by April 9—read more here.

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  • Fire Ecology for Non-Scientists: Ecological Benefits of Fire

    In the fifth article of our Fire Ecology for Non-Scientists series, Education Director Sandi Funke discusses some of the ecological benefits of wildfire.

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  • Fire Ecology for Non-Scientists: Fire and Wildland Animal Habitat

    In this fourth installment of our Fire Ecology for Non-Scientists series, learn how wildlife responds to wildfire, and what we know so far about our wild neighbors at Pepperwood.

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  • Open Space Gathering on March 15 focuses on resilience

    Join conservation leaders and nature enthusiasts from around the Bay Area at the Open Space Council’s next Gathering on Thursday, March 15, 2018. Pepperwood’s Conservation Science Manager, Tosha Comendant, will be a featured presenter at the Gathering, which is focused on actionable ways to build the resilience of our landscapes in the face of climate […]

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  • Getting Bubbly – The Art and Science of Fermentation

    Have you ever wondered when the craze of fermenting started and what is it all about? Learn about the history and science of this delicious art before our fermentation themed Spring Retreat on April 7 & 8.

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