• Fire Ecology for Non-Scientists: I Will Survive!

    In this second installment of our Fire Ecology for Non-Scientists series, Pepperwood’s Education Director introduces the main ways fire-adapted plants regenerate after fire.

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  • Press Democrat highlights public support for Pepperwood after fire

    An article in the Friday, January 26th edition of the Press Democrat highlights the incredible support Pepperwood has received from the community in the wake of the October 2017 fires. Click here to read it. We are so grateful to everyone who has donated to Pepperwood to aid in our recovery from the fire. Your […]

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  • Porcupine photographed at Pepperwood by wildlife camera!

    Our wildlife cameras recently captured a porcupine—a rare sighting for us here at Pepperwood! Check it out below and follow the Pepperwood Facebook Page to see more photos from our wildlife cameras.

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  • Dr. Lisa Micheli to receive 2018 Bay Nature Local Hero Award

    We’re thrilled to announce that Pepperwood’s President & CEO, Dr. Lisa Micheli, is being recognized with the 2018 Bay Nature Local Hero award for Environmental Education! Each year, Bay Nature Institute selects three individuals in our community whose efforts foster understanding and preservation of the natural world of the San Francisco Bay Area. Lisa has been […]

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  • Press Democrat article features Pepperwood wildlife on rebound

    Deer photographed by Pepperwood wildlife camera after the fire. Nature is resilient! The Thursday, December 21, 2017 edition of the Press Democrat features a story about the return of wildlife to Pepperwood after the Tubbs Fire. Since the fire, our motion-activated cameras have documented bobcat, coyote, mountain lion and even bear! The story also covers findings from […]

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  • Registration now open for Spring 2018 classes!

    Pepperwood is open to the public through a wide array of classes, hikes and workshops. Registration for our Spring 2018 offerings is now available! Explore the post-fire landscape on a public hike, learn about fermentation at our Spring Retreat, stroll through our meadows on a wildflower walk, expand your knowledge of the natural world through […]

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  • Playing our parts

    Sandi Funke, Pepperwood’s Education Director, shares her personal story about the Tubbs Fire. Written by Becca Lawton.

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  • Dr. Lisa Micheli presents at WILD Napa, Weds 12/13

    Join Pepperwood’s President & CEO Dr. Lisa Micheli as she discusses Climate, Forests, and Wildlife on Wednesday, December 13th at the Napa Main Library, beginning at 7pm. Presented by the Napa County Resource Conservation District, this event is free and open to the public with no reservations necessary. Click here to learn more: http://naparcd.org/wild-napa-climateforests-and-wildlife/ We hope to […]

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  • Pepperwood presents to North Bay Leadership Council

    On December 7th, Pepperwood’s President & CEO Dr. Lisa Micheli gave a presentation entitled “What can we learn from nature’s resilience to fire?” to the North Bay Leadership Council, a nonprofit public policy advocacy organization committed to providing leadership in ways to make the North Bay sustainable, prosperous and innovative. Lisa discussed the historical role of […]

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  • Crisis and opportunity

    Celeste Dodge, Pepperwood’s Systems Ecologist, shares her personal story about the Tubbs Fire. Written by Becca Lawton.

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