Updates from the Pepperwood community

  • A transition in Pepperwood’s education leadership

    Pepperwood’s founding Education Director, Sandi Funke, starts a new chapter this month, while Margaret Boeger will be taking over the helm of our education activities as our new Education Director.

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  • Reflecting on a wonderful wildflower season

    We’re celebrating the rebound of nature at Pepperwood this spring. Check out this Wildflower Walk video created by Gerald & Buff Corsi!

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  • 2018 Sunset Celebration a big success!

    THANK YOU! Hosted by our Board of Directors, Pepperwood’s fundraiser on June 2 netted over $200,000 to support our fire science programming for more resilient communities.

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  • Intern Experience – Omar Acosta

    Conservation Science Intern Omar Acosta from the SRJC shares his experience collecting data and exploring the nature of science at Pepperwood.

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  • Truth or Hare

    SRJC student and Pepperwood Conservation Science Intern Clarissa Chambers explains the difference betweens rabbits and hares as she investigates one of Pepperwood’s quickest furry residents—the black-tailed jackrabbit.

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  • Wonderful Watery Worlds

    Education Director Sandi Funke introduces you to Pepperwood’s natural, seasonal Turtle Pond and a couple of the creatures that live there in advance of our May 12, 2018 Water World class of insect exploration.

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  • Intern Experience – Paulina Hernandez

    Former Conservation Science Intern Paulina Hernandez from the Santa Rosa Junior College tells you about her experience and what a typical day as an intern at Pepperwood is like.

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  • TeenNat – An Unforgettable Experience

    Kayla Pearson completed TeenNat last summer and wrote this blog article to tell you all about it. A great read for students interested in applying to TeenNat 2018!

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