• When I Went to Pepperwood

    By Gemma, age 7

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  • My Day at Pepperwood

    By Athrun, age 8

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  • New study on climate and topography from Pepperwood’s TBC3

    A new publication by members of Pepperwood’s TBC3—including our own Michelle Halbur and Celeste Dodge—is an important step in understanding the role of topography in how species will respond to climate change. Entitled Effects of Topoclimatic Complexity on the Composition of Woody Plant Communities, the study draws on research conducted at the 50 forest monitoring plots established on our preserve by the UC […]

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  • President Dr. Lisa Micheli profiled by Moore Foundation

    “If you asked me as a kid what I wanted to be when I grew up, the answer was an astronaut!” Learn more about what inspired Pepperwood’s President Dr. Lisa Micheli to become a scientist in a Beyond the Lab feature by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Lisa also discusses her role as a conduit between local landowners and researchers […]

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  • 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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