Outing / Event Description

Rancho Mark West Stewardship Day ~ In Partnership with the Watershed Stewards Program


6, 2017


10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM
Status: Open
Rancho Mark West Stewardship Day

In Partnership with the Watershed Stewards Program

of the California Conservation Corps

Saturday, May 6th, 10am-2pm

Leaders:  Livier Enciso of the Watershed Stewards Program,
Richard Baril and Dolores Barrett, RMW Volunteers

Pre-registration is required for this event

This event will move forward in a light rain, but likely be cancelled in a heavy rain.  If the weather looks questionable, please call the LandPaths Outings line (707- 544-7284, then press 1) on Saturday morning by 9am for an update.  If there is no special message regarding this day, it is on as planned. 


Join The Watershed Stewards Program and LandPaths for a day of stewardship at Rancho Mark West.  All tasks for this day are tied directly to the health of Mark West Creek.  Tasks for the day will include:  Clearing invasive blackberry and tearing down old farm fencing, organic gardening and some work around the rain water catchment system onsite. 


Rancho Mark West - 7125 St. Helena Road, northeast of Santa Rosa.  From Santa Rosa: take Highway 12 towards Sonoma and go left at Calistoga Road.  Take Calistoga Road 3.3 miles up and over a short grade (approx. 5 minutes from intersection with Highway 12).  Turn right at St. Helena Road. 7125 St. Helena Road is approximately 2.6 miles from the intersection with Calistoga Road.  You will know you are almost there when you emerge into a clearing of Christmas Trees on the right.  Turn right into the driveway and park along the right above the portapotty.  Please walk East on the ranch road towards the historic red barn and the garden. Allow 20-25 minutes from downtown Santa Rosa.

What to bring:
  • snacks, lunch and water
  • layers and weather appropriate clothing
  • garden gloves (for those who wish to lend a hand)
  • Please park around the main circle area just as you enter the property and walk the short distance to the historic red barn beside the garden (more details sent to registrants)
  • You will be asked to sign a liability waiver.
  • There is a porta-potty and rustic outhose on the property 
  • There is potable water available on the property.
  • No pets or smoking are permitted and absolutely no smoking pets!
  •  Late arrivals and early departures are totally fine!

We hope to see you there!

Location :
Rancho Mark West, 7125 St. Helena Road

Sonoma County, CA, 95404

Host Details
Rancho Mark West

Registration Details

Type Booking Ends Price # of Spaces Total Amount
Standard (Donations welcome) before event Free
Estándar - Gratis (donaciones bienvenidas) before event Free
Total: $0.00