Mes de la Herencia Hispana en el condado de Sonoma

Este año, el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana se celebrará del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre de 2021. California y el condado de Sonoma tienen una rica historia de contribuciones hispanoamericanas a la cultura y los logros que dan forma a [...]

Summer Notes from the Field

It's been a while since you've heard from us. We've been busy!   Our season of fire recovery work came to a close in early April. We are so grateful we had the opportunity to help our community and watershed heal from [...]

Cultivating the #Saveit Mindset

From Don McEnhill, Executive Director I remember the 1976-77 drought as if it was a year ago. My Dad set up five 55-gallon drums on stands outside the laundry room and we pumped water to the bathrooms through holes drilled in the roof to [...]

Don’t Love Your River to Death This Summer

With half of Sonoma County adults fully vaccinated for Covid-19, summertime fun has already begun on the Russian River. Unfortunately, these outings mean more coolers, more dogs, more trash, and a greater risk of fire. We all need to do our part to love [...]

Mike Hauser Academy

We're proud to partner with the Santa Rosa Metro Chamber of Commerce on its county-wide Mike Hauser Academy. The Mike Hauser Academy convenes students, businesses and teachers, empowering our future workforce to become leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This three-week summer school [...]

Macroinvertebrates Need Clean Water, Too!

The Russian River supports a great diversity of life including macroinvertebrates, which are just big enough to see without magnification and have no backbone. These tiny creatures live in the gravel and mud, also called benthic habitat, at the bottom of the river. They're [...]

Harry and Maggie Wetzel Native Plant Garden

Harry and Maggie Wetzel Native Plant Garden On May 26th, 2012 the Wetzel Native Plant Garden public park held its Grand Opening ceremony with the Wetzel Family pictured below. The Wetzel Native Plant Garden is one of the most unique parks in the city [...]

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