• Preserve Ecologist Michelle Halbur presents to CA Native Plant Society

    Conserving botanical treasure in the heart of the Santa Rosa Plain On Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7:30pm, Pepperwood’s Preserve Ecologist Michelle Halbur is giving a presentation at the monthly meeting for the Milo Baker Chapter of the California Native Plant Society. She’ll be sharing the story of Sebastopol meadowfoam (Limnanthes vinculans), a fascinating plant found in […]

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  • TeenNat accepted into Sonoma County Upstream Investments

    Pepperwood’s TeenNat, an immersive internship for high school students, has been approved for inclusion in Sonoma County’s Upstream Investments Portfolio! The Portfolio is a collection of local evidence-based programs proven to help eliminate poverty in Sonoma County and ensure equal opportunity for quality education. Programs included have completed a rigorous application and review process to demonstrate […]

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  • Pepperwood forest research in the Press Democrat

    The future of Sonoma County’s forests Pepperwood’s forest monitoring research partnership with the UC Berkeley Ackerly Lab is featured in the Thursday, April 6th, 2017 edition of the Press Democrat! Written by historical ecologist Arthur Dawson, this article discusses our work towards a better understanding of Northern California forests, what the future might hold for our […]

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  • Dr. Lisa Micheli featured in Valley of the Moon Magazine

    Pepperwood’s President & CEO Dr. Lisa Micheli was featured in the March/April 2017 issue of Valley of the Moon Magazine! This article tells her fascinating story, from her time at the Environmental Protection Agency, to her work leading the restoration of Sonoma Creek, to her current role at Pepperwood. Use the viewer below to read the […]

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  • Intern Experience: Mario Balitbit

    Intern and TeenNat alum Mario Balitbit explains how SRJC students are helping to protect our local landscapes through Pepperwood’s Conservation Science Internship.

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  • Volunteers needed this weekend and throughout spring

    Spring is here, flowers are blooming and bees are buzzing. Pepperwood could hardly look more picturesque! With all of the rain this winter, everything is growing like crazy—and not just our natives, but some unwelcome plants too. We need your help with some important ecological restoration work. Lend a hand while you enjoy the beauty of […]

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  • Pepperwood releases Adaptive Management Plan!

    We’re excited to release our peer-reviewed Adaptive Management Plan, a comprehensive guide detailing how we steward our landscapes, and how our management practices are informed by research conducted at our preserve. Best practices outlined in the document are applicable to other open spaces throughout Northern California. A special thank you to the Gordon and Betty Moore […]

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  • Intern Experience: Michaela Bush

    Conservation Science Intern Michaela Bush from the Santa Rosa Junior College

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  • Instructor Highlight: Lessa Bouchard

    New instructor Lessa Bouchard shares a bit about her background in art and teaching before her upcoming class, Making Paper from Junk Mail on March 25th, at Pepperwood.

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  • Pepperwood and SSU seek landowners for NASA-funded project

    Pepperwood is collaborating with Point Blue Conservation Science, Sonoma State University (SSU), Audubon California, and the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District on a new NASA-funded initiative that enlists citizen scientists to help better understand bird populations in the county, with implications that could extend far beyond. For this exciting project, volunteers will be trained […]

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