• Measuring Streamflow in Sonoma County Headwaters

    By Ryan Ferrell (Research Scientist). This isn’t the first time I’ve had to lug thousands of pounds-worth of supplies into the remote wilderness of Pepperwood for the sake of valuable long term research…

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  • Pepperwood & Kind Traveler Empower Travelers to Inspire Conservation Through Science

    Pepperwood joins Kind Traveler, the first socially conscious Give + Get hotel booking platform that empowers travelers to positively impact the communities they visit. Travelers unlock special rates & perks with curated Kind Hotels upon a $10 donation to a local charity that positively impacts the community visited, or to a charity of choice on Kind Traveler […]

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  • Linking Local to Global (Part 1)

    By Lisa Micheli (President & CEO). Greetings from Australia, dear Community! The focus of my quest is to link our work in California to the work of our global partners facing similar challenges around droughts, floods, fires, and threats to biodiversity… 

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  • Pepperwood Documentary by Ian Nelson Goes a Finalist at Finland Film Festival

    Pepperwood: Rising from the Ashes to be Featured at Wildlife Vaasa International Nature Film Festival in Finland Two major wildfires separated by only two years have burned through the landscape at Pepperwood in Sonoma County, California. In a film by local filmmaker, Ian Nelson and produced by Coriolis Films, Pepperwood: Rising from the Ashes is […]

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  • Supporting Pepperwood for Generations

    By Gwynne Corrigan (Development Director). As Pepperwood’s Development Manager, I wanted to learn more about the power of Pepperwood by speaking with the people who love it infinitely…

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  • Lisa Micheli’s Quest to Unite Mediterranean Biomes Globally

    Mediterranean biomes are second in biodiversity only to rainforests, yet less than four percent of these ecosystems are conserved worldwide. They are characterized by mild wet winters and warm to hot, dry summers – and in case you didn’t know, we live in one! Two years ago, thanks to an amazing opportunity via the Global Fulbright Scholarship, our President and CEO […]

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  • Summer Camp + the Adventure Zone

    By Stephanie Gonzalez (Environmental Educator). This year, Pepperwood’s science and nature-based Summer Camp for youth between the ages of seven and twelve went very much according to plan. But this year there was something different…

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  • Building Community Around Good Fire

    By Devyn Friedfel (Assistant Preserve Manager). On June 13, 2022, we intentionally set good fire to 27 acres of Pepperwood’s grasslands. Over 60 people helped make this burn a success…

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  • A Sunset Celebration for the Books + Photo Gallery

    A Benefit Honoring the Leadership of the North Sonoma County Fire Protection District Pepperwood’s most important fundraiser of the year, our sixth annual Sunset Celebration, held last Saturday, was a smashing success! Approximately $450K was raised to support our annual fundraising goals! We honored the leadership of North Sonoma County Fire Protection District, with Chief Marshall Turbeville accepting on […]

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  • Cultural Grassland Burn at Pepperwood + Photo Gallery

    The Pepperwood Native Advisory Council, the Sonoma County Good Fire Alliance and our land stewardship team launched a cooperative, 27-acre intentional burn to benefit the health of our grasslands this past Monday, June 13. The weather and logistical conditions were ideal, and the sense of community around this event was soul-filling. Devyn Friedfel, Assistant Preserve Manager at […]

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