Updates from the Pepperwood community

  • New York Times VLOG: Meet the People Burning California to Save It

    Back in July of 2021, the New York Times did a short film and explainer about the need for controlled burning in California. They speak to several questions that frequently arise around controlled burning, and they address the problems that arise around implementing more controlled burning throughout the state.

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  • TBC3 2022: The Dynamics of Live Fuel Moisture and Fire Behavior

    By Eve Lynch (Communications Intern). The Terrestrial Biodiversity Climate Change Collaborative (TBC3) is an interdisciplinary team of scientists who are studying the ever-evolving questions and emerging science of monitoring and understanding climate change on a local level….

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  • The Power of Language and Nature

    By Stephanie Gonzalez (Bilingual Environmental Educator). My relationship with the Spanish language has been a complex one. Growing up, I didn’t understand the value of knowing another language…

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  • Supporting and Enhancing Biodiversity (vlog)

    By Michelle Halbur (Preserve Ecologist). One of our main goals at Pepperwood is to steward this landscape so that we can support and enhance the biodiversity that occurs here…

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  • Art-inspired Connections to Nature

    By Ben Benson (Cultural Resource Coordinator). I see art as a key to the health of our nation and our culture. It is a means of communing with the sacred essence of our planet and is foundational to everything I do at Pepperwood…

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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