• Reintroducing controlled fire to the Pepperwood landscape

    June 10th was a momentous day for Pepperwood—our first prescribed burn! Watch a time-lapse video and read all about it here.

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  • Climate Ready North Bay celebrates launch

    Learn about how Climate Ready North Bay is empowering our community to confront the natural resource challenges presented by climate change.

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  • Climate Ready brings top science to local managers

    Yesterday Pepperwood celebrated the Climate Ready North Bay partnership with the Sonoma County Regional Climate Protection Authority as we released new resources that over a dozen local cities and natural resource agencies will use to make our communities more resilient in the face of climate change. These resources include projections of how water, plant communities […]

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  • Our first prescribed burn a big success

    June 10th was a momentous day for Pepperwood—our first prescribed burn! UPDATE: Click here to read more about the burn on our blog. Read about it in the Press Democrat. At 11:53am, CAL FIRE initiated a prescribed burn on a 7-acre area of grassland near Three Tree Hill in the center of the preserve. Guided by […]

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  • Pepperwood-led habitat connectivity partnership awarded $194k

    The CA Landscape Conservation Cooperative has awarded $194,721 in funding for a Pepperwood-led initiative that will identify areas key to wildlife habitat connectivity in the region spanning from the Mayacamas Mountains to the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument. This two-year Building Habitat Connectivity for Climate Adaptation project will draw on our TBC3 team‘s expertise modeling future climate conditions […]

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  • Tending the Wild – The Workshop, June 4 & 5 at Pepperwood

    Pepperwood is delighted to be hosting this year’s Tending the Wild event by the California Indian Basketweavers Association (CIBA) on June 4th & 5th! For more information about the event, click here. For questions regarding registration, please call CIBA at (530) 668-1332. For directions to Pepperwood, click here.  

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  • SCENIQ wraps up after another successful year

    Pepperwood’s Students Conducting Environmental Inquiry (SCENIQ) program is wrapping up for the year after making science come alive for over 900 area elementary school students! Click here to learn more about SCENIQ, and stay tuned to our website for photos and stories from some of the kids who participated. Click here to read a recent blog post by […]

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  • Intern Experience: Sasha Ruschmeyer

    Sasha is a Santa Rosa Junior College student who interned at Pepperwood this spring. Read about her experience in her own words!

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  • Reflections on Native Wisdom at Pepperwood

    Cultural Resources Coordinator Ben Benson discusses the role of Pepperwood’s Native Advisory Council and the upcoming Tending the Wild workshop.

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  • Students becoming scientists — SCENIQ

    Education Director Sandi Funke shares highlights from a recent SCENIQ class visit and how Pepperwood promotes Next Generation Science Standards.

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