December 2022

  • 2021 – 2022 Impact Report
  • Sonoma Mountain Vernal Pools [English / Español]
  • Nature Based Solutions to Climate Change [English / Español]

November 2022

  • Citizen Scientists and Steadfast Supporters
  • #GivingTuesday
  • Thanks from the Conservation Council [English / Español]
  • December hikes

October 2022

  • The Secret Lives of Animals [English / Español]
  • Western Forest Scorpion
  • Five Bear Necessities [English / Español]
  • Protecting Birds from Wildfire
  • Welcoming New Board Members & Staff
  • November hikes

September 2022

  • Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month [English / Español]
  • New Season of Bilingual Nature Walks
  • The American Kestrel Returns [English / Español]
  • Locate your watershed with a click [English / Español]
  • Welcoming New Staff
  • Donor Spotlight

August 2022

  • Memorable summers outside: Bay Camp
  • Nature—it’s personal: summer memories from our staff
  • Language of the Land: Bringing Nature Home
  • Fall hikes

July 2022

  • OpenRoad features Land Trust work at Sears Point
  • New marketing and media relations director hired
  • Congressman Huffman tours wetland restoration areas
  • Helping young oaks survive

June 2022

  • Results of perscribed burn at Laufenburg Ranch
  • Exciting sights/sounds at coastal rangelands
  • This summer, be A Force for Nature
  • The Land Trust celebrates Pride Month

May 2022

  • 30×30 and TOGETHER Bay Area (interactive map)
  • Strategic Plan now online
  • Make Donor Advised Fund (DAF) donations go farther
  • Vital east-west evacuation route cleared

April 2022

  • Happy Earth Day!
  • Live Oaks Ranch
  • Cutting the Green Tape
  • Campaign Highlights

March 2022

  • Celebrate women’s history month
  • Land Trust and 30×30
  • Lenguaje de la tierra programa en español
  • Glen Oaks Douglas-firs survival
  • Return of the otter

February 2022

  • Fire prep at Laufenburg Ranch
  • Trek No. 100 to Pole Mountain
  • Learn more about California’s 30X30 plan
  • First glimpse of spring wildflowers
  • Black History Month

January 2022

  • SDC housing development could be scaled back
  • Annual bird counts – listen to birds on Pole Mountain and Glen Oaks Ranch 
  • Thanks to you, we beat our end-of-year challenge
  • We’re hiring!


December 2021

  • Enjoy our yearend video
  • OpenRoad TV’s Doug McConnell speaks out on SDC and the wildlife corridor
  • “Fighting fire” on our Sonoma Valley preserves

November 2021

  • Advocating for a healthy, resilient landscape at SDC
  • Conservation Corps North Bay stewardship at Pole Mountain
  • Not-to-be-missed recording on SDC and wildlife corridor

October 2021

  • Learn about SDC and the Sonoma Valley Wildlife Corridor
  • Join in our $1.3 million yearend challenge
  • Sharing our Land Acknowledgment Statement

September 2021

  • Using nature to fix the levee erosion at Sears Point wetlands
  • We’re 81 percent of the way to our campaign goal
  • Bringing in wildfire resiliency funding

August 2021

  • Conservation ranching along the coast for a cause
  • Hikes on the land resume
  • Field trip on forest and fire at Jenner Headlands

July 2021

  • State of the Sonoma Valley Wildlife Corridor
  • Good-bye to Tony Nelson
  • A bear family at Laufenburg Ranch

June 2021

  • Meet the new chair of our board of directors, Marie Andel
  • It’s the one-year anniversary of the teen Conservation Council!
  • Supporting the Pole Mountain Lookout

May 2021

  • Launching A Force for Nature
  • Celebrating the protection of a Russian River ranch
  • About the Petaluma River Baylands

April 2021

  • Acquiring Fitzsimmons Ranch for Hood Mountain Regional Park
  • A Force for Nature Campaign
  • Joining forces with SCTA to improve Highway 37

March 2021

  • Standing against racism
  • EARTH DAY TALK: Wildflowers, wildlife and the wild within
  • New program offerings in Spanish

February 2021

  • A nature-based solution to levee erosion at Sears Point
  • New grant to allow more fuel reduction work in Sonoma Valley
  • “Moon shot” for nature

January 2021

  • “The Adventure Gap, Changing the Face of the Outdoors”
  • Appeals court affirms our right to enforce conservation easements
  • Reducing wildfire risks at Laufenburg Ranch


December 2020

  • Virtual hiking up Pole Mountain
  • What we know now about fire impacts on our lands
  • Celebrating the Russian River

November 2020

  • We’re thankful for you!
  • The Russian River and Its Watershed book release party
  • Bringing agriculture back to Laufenburg Ranch

October 2020

  • Wendy Eliot retires after 21 years and conserving 18,000 acres
  • 113 acres along Gualala River protected
  • Living with the new fire cycle

September 2020

  • Announcing fire collaborative’s new website
  • Preserving Petaluma River Baylands with science
  • Birdwatching to reduce stress

July 2020

  • New era for Pole Mtn Lookout
  • Video of bear at Laufenburg Ranch
  • Water assets guide for practitioners

June 2020

  • Fire and wildlife at Live Oaks Ranch
  • Thoughts from Eamon
  • Sonoma Creek Baylands strategy

May 2020

  • Gloeckner-Turner Ranch protected forever
  • SDC trails reopen
  • Trout surprise!

April 2020

  • Thoughts from Eamon
  • Connecting you with nature at home
  • Welcoming new board member

March 2020

  • More animals using wildlife passage
  • Black History Month
  • Earth Day event

February 2020

  • We are expanding the size of Taylor Mountain Regional Park
  • We’ve moved online!
  • Wildflower presentation

January 2020

  • Wildlife-friendly fencing
  • Reducing the fuel load on Pole Mountain
  • Pines sprouting after 2017 fire


December 2019

  • 10 years with the Jenner Headlands
  • New report! Bird monitoring at Sears Point
  • Mark your calendar for Obi Kaufmann!

November 2019

  • Check out our new Conservation Cocktails guide!
  • The state of the land after the Kincade Fire
  • Kids and climate change

October 2019

  • We’re national award winners!
  • $1 million challenge
  • Q&A with a wildlife camera specialist

September 2019

  • Join us at MarshFest
  • Defending our future at the Climate Strike
  • Welcome, Eamon!

August 2019

  • Saying good-bye to Dave
  • DEI plan adopted
  • Remembering Ted Eliot

July 2019

  • Greenway moves forward
  • Celebrating art in nature
  • Photo contest

June 2019

  • Honoring Anne Teller
  • $700k grant for SDC land
  • Summer sunset hikes

May 2019

  • Landmark decision for conservation law
  • Bear on video
  • Celebrate with us at Child in the Wild!

April 2019

  • $1 million grant secured for Sonoma Valley fire management
  • Free hiking guide
  • Wildlife are using Bear Canyon Wildlands

March 2019

  • Haire Ranch becomes wetland
  • Important land for wildlife added to Hood Mountain park
  • Six weeks of Bay Camp!

February 2019

  • Starcross Monastic Community’s coastal property now protected forever
  • Celebrate Sonoma Mountain at book release
  • Special farmer wanted

January 2019

  • Land Trust receives donation of stunning wild property
  • We have a brand new website
  • Thanks to you, we met our challenge!


December 2018

  • Land in Mark West watershed protected forever
  • $1 million end-of-year challenge
  • Please welcome our new chief financial officer!

November 2018

  • $1 million end-of-year challenge
  • Safety first on the Sea to Sky Trail
  • Thank you, Sonoma Development Center

October 2018

  • Honoring the Sonoma Development Center
  • A year after the fires
  • Learning along the levee

September 2018

  • Volunteers greatly needed for Measure M – Parks for All
  • Making art on protected lands
  • Pole Mountain and Jenner Headlands – now open!

August 2018

  • Jenner Headlands and Pole Mountain are opening to the public!
  • Vote YES on Measure M for Parks for All
  • New life springing from the ashes

July 2018

  • Supervisors introduce Regional Parks measure
  • Children enjoy year two of Bay Camp
  • Barbara Kingsolver is coming to Sonoma County! Land Trust co-hosts event with Copperfield’s

June 2018

  • Thankful for good neighbors
  • New technology captures fish biology at Sears Point
  • Weed whacking for fire suppression

May 2018

  • Election Day Reminder: Vote for Prop. 68 on June 5!
  • Neighbors gather on Little Black Mountain
  • Like son, like father

April 2018

  • Land conservation on Capitol Hill
  • New snake observed at Glen Oaks Ranch
  • Measure AA funding secured for the Baylands

March 2018

  • Celebrating 35 years with Reta
  • Bay Camp registration is now open!
  • Sonoma Clean Power is a new partner in conservation

February 2018

  • Campaign for parks and clean water ballot measure launches statewide
  • A partnership for land protection along Coleman Valley Creek
  • New levee markers will help birds

January 2018

  • Hawk release at Sears Point
  • Art along the Estero
  • New business partners program