Guest Post By Trek Co-Leader Meghan Walla-Murphy
The most recent October pilot Trek saw 15 participants, 3 work traders, and several guest speakers float down the Russian River for three days. In attempt to expand the concept of connectivity Trek Sonoma is also dedicated to weaving private landowners, local businesses, and agriculture into this project. The Warneckes are a 5th and 6th generation Sonoma County family whom have lived on this particular parcel of land for over 100 years and have a long history of contributing to Sonoma County arts and culture. As the group walked up from the river to their campsite on the Ranch, Margo Merck and Alice Sutro- the matriarchs now overseeing the ranch- welcomed the group and shared their long legacy of community involvement. Click here to read the entire story.
Pre-Thanksgiving Planting Party at Cresta Ranch
Bring your family out to Cresta Ranch for a pre-thanksgiving planting party with your friends at the Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District and LandPaths. We’ll be planting acorn sprouts to restore fish habitat in Porter Creek – a tributary to Mark West Creek, while sharing stories of acorn gathering and processing traditions. Click for more info and to register.
Holiday Gathering at Rancho Mark West--Reunión Navideña en Rancho Mark West
Join us for the annual Holiday Gathering at Rancho Mark West! All ages are invited to join in on the seasonal fun at this 120-acre, LandPaths-owned property. Enjoy a walk and tour along beautiful Mark West Creek, followed by music, hot cider, wreath-making, & other holiday crafting. Fun for everyone! Bring a potluck dish and a dessert to share if you like. Pre-registration is required for thsi event, please click here