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Past articles by Stephen:

Where to see giant redwoods in Sonoma County

Here are the stories of four of the oldest trees in the area. → Read More

How wild animals survive the winter in Sonoma County

Unlike us, wild animals have a variety of techniques to survive winter weather. → Read More

Tips to enjoy winter walks in Sonoma County

Here's how to enjoy nature in Sonoma County, even when the skies are gray and the ground is wet. → Read More

Sonoma County organizations become haven for abandoned, injured exotic animals

Lyon Ranch and Petaluma-based Classroom Safari care for exotic animals that have been abandoned, injured or seized. → Read More

Are atmospheric rivers the reason for Northern California's extreme weather?

Scientists are flying into moisture-laded atmospheric currents in hopes of better predicting extreme rainfall. → Read More

Kayak trips offer chance to see bioluminescence on Tomales Bay

Guided kayak tours take adventurers out in search of the tiny sea creatures who put on an eerie natural light show. → Read More

Kayak trips offer chance to see bioluminescence on Tomales Bay

Guided kayak tours take adventurers out in search of the tiny sea creatures who put on an eerie natural light show. → Read More

Sonoma and Butte counties see natural lessons in wake of megafires

California’s landscape evolved with frequent fires. Those periodic burns will be needed if we are to make our state more resilient in the face of more catastrophic blazes. → Read More

Science probes how fires start, spread, move

Very few people react to the white heat and choking smoke of wildfire by driving toward it. Those that do, do so with respect, and hard-earned knowledge about what wildfire is, and how it moves. → Read More

Sonoma County volunteers reunite cats with their owners after Tubbs fire

Sonoma & Napa Fires Pet Rescue and Reunification have rescued at least 300 pets lost in the 2017 wildfires. → Read More

How non-native species are disrupting Sonoma County’s valuable ecosystem

Stopping unwelcome waves of invasive plant and animal species is a full-time job for a handful of California agencies, particularly in places with a lot of agriculture at stake, like Wine Country. → Read More

How to avoid and protect mountain lions in Sonoma County

Mountain lions are, without question, wild predators, but their habits are often misunderstood. → Read More

Where to see the most beautiful butterflies in Sonoma County

Butterfly numbers have been declining worldwide — all the more reason to appreciate a rural, protected sanctuary where butterflies are thriving. → Read More

Sonoma Valley’s La Luz: bridging a spectrum of needs

The La Luz Center is a lifeline and resource hub for low-income residents and disadvantaged families in the valley’s Latino community, many of whom are not comfortable asking for help. → Read More

All about acorns: The rich regional history, and the recent revival

The acorn was the original California cuisine, a reliable, nutritious staple on every menu that literally grew on trees. Now it’s making a comeback. → Read More

How an Occidental nonprofit is helping save the family farm

On an 80-acre wooded reserve in west Sonoma County a nonprofit is exploring and showcasing processes that small farmers everywhere can use to safeguard their future harvests. → Read More

Scientists discover Sonoma County earthquake fault connected to Hayward fault

Geologists say it’s not a question of if, but when Sonoma County will get a high magnitude earthquake from at least one of two major faults. Here's how to prepare and what to expect. → Read More

Five hidden secrets on Sonoma Coast’s Kortum Trail

Hidden in plain sight along the blufftop trail are several amazing wonders, secrets to all but a few. See if you can spot them. → Read More

Scientists say key to burned tree re-growth in Sonoma County is: fungus

When a wildland goes through a burn, miles of tiny filaments of the fungus mycorrhiza is key to their regrowth. For the first time in California, scientists are studying the phenomenon at Annadel-Trione State Park. → Read More

Scientists say key to burned tree re-growth in Sonoma County is: fungus

When a wildland goes through a burn, miles of tiny filaments of the fungus mycorrhiza is key to their regrowth. For the first time in California, scientists are studying the phenomenon at Annadel-Trione State Park. → Read More