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2016

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3

Saturday

9:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

Pre-Holiday Gathering Trail Stewardship Workday at Rancho Mark West

Place: Rancho Mark West, 7125 St. Helena Road, Sonoma County, CA, 95404
Fee(s): No Cost - Standard (Donations welcome), No Cost - Estándar - Gratis (donaciones bienvenidas)
Description:LandPaths and the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District invite you to join us to help tend and maintain the trails at Rancho Mark West.  We will not be building new trails, but rather strengthening and stewarding existing trails that are used widely by LandPaths’ youth programs and public outings.  Please join us immediately following this outing for the annual Holiday Gathering – a festive afternoon of music, wreath-making and warm cider. More >>
Location/Lugar: Rancho Mark West  
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3

Saturday

12:00 PM TO 4:00 PM

Holiday Gathering at Rancho Mark West, Reunión Navideña en Rancho Mark West December 3rd

Place: Rancho Mark West, 7125 St. Helena Road, Sonoma County, CA, 95404
Fee(s): No Cost - Standard (Donations welcome), No Cost - Estándar - Gratis (donaciones bienvenidas), No Cost - "I'm new to LandPaths - please let me in"
Description:Join us for the annual Holiday Gathering at Rancho Mark West! All are invited to join in on the seasonal fun at this 120-acre, Sonoma County Ag & Open Space protected property.  Enjoy a short walk (1 mile round trip) 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.Acompaños a la novena reunión anual navideña en Rancho Mark West. Todos están invitados a reunirse a la diversión en esta temporada en esta propiedad forestal de 120 acres y protegida por el Distrito de Preservación Agrícola y Espacio Abierto del Condado de Sonoma. Disfrute de una caminata corta (1 milla) y haga un recorrido por maravilloso arroyo de Mark West, proseguido por música, cidra caliente, coronas navideñas y otras artesanías de la temporada. Diversión para todos. Traiga un poco de comida y botana para compartir si así lo desea. More >>
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9

Friday

9:00 AM TO 1:00 PM

Stewardship Workday at Bohemia Ecological Preserve, 12.9.2016

Place: Bohemia Ecological Preserve, 6773, Bohemian Hwy, Occidental, CA, US, 95465
Fee(s): No Cost - Standard (Donations welcome), No Cost - Estándar - Gratis (donaciones bienvenidas), No Cost - "I'm new to LandPaths - please let me in"
Description:Give nature a hand! Come and join us at the stunning, 1,000-acre Bohemia Ecological Preserve for a day of stewardship, community-building, a bit of exercise and some fun! Tasks for this workday will be dependent on rain and determined closer to the workday.  Some potential tasks include invasive species removal, road or trail maintenance, infrastructure preservation, and native plant revegetation.  More >>
Location/Lugar: Bohemia Ecological Preserve  
Sponsored By / In Partnership With-Patrocinado por: LandPaths donors like you!  
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10

Saturday

9:00 AM TO 1:00 PM

Stewardship Workday at the Fitch Mountain Preserve 12.10.2016

Place: Fitch Mountain Preserve: Villa Entrance, 908 Chanticleer Way, Healdsburg, CA, 95448
Fee(s): No Cost - Standard
Description:Lend a hand to steward the newest LandPaths preserve, Fitch Mountain! Volunteer stewards maintain the trails, preserve natural resources, meet new people, learn new things, and feel good about the work they accomplish. Without help from volunteers like you, many parks like this wouldn’t exist! More >>
Location/Lugar: Fitch Mountain  
Sponsored By / In Partnership With-Patrocinado por: LandPaths donors like you!  
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10

Saturday

10:00 AM TO 1:00 PM

Trail Stewardship Workday at Rancho Mark West

Place: Rancho Mark West, 7125 St. Helena Road, Sonoma County, CA, 95404
Fee(s): No Cost - Standard (Donations welcome), No Cost - Estándar - Gratis (donaciones bienvenidas)
Description:LandPaths and the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District invite you to join us to help tend and maintain the trail system at Rancho Mark West.  We will not be building new trails, but rather strengthening and stewarding existing trails that are used widely by LandPaths’ youth programs and public outings.  LandPaths will provide a pot of chili and plenty of good cheer! More >>
Location/Lugar: Rancho Mark West  
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16

Friday

9:00 AM TO 1:00 PM

Stewardship Workday at Bohemia Ecological Preserve, 12.16.2016

Place: Bohemia Ecological Preserve, 6773, Bohemian Hwy, Occidental, CA, US, 95465
Fee(s): No Cost - Standard (Donations welcome), No Cost - Estándar - Gratis (donaciones bienvenidas), No Cost - "I'm new to LandPaths - please let me in"
Description:Give nature a hand! Come and join us at the stunning, 1,000-acre Bohemia Ecological Preserve for a day of stewardship, community-building, a bit of exercise and some fun! Tasks for this workday will be dependent on rain and determined closer to the workday.  Some potential tasks include invasive species removal, road or trail maintenance, infrastructure preservation, and native plant revegetation.  More >>
Location/Lugar: Bohemia Ecological Preserve  
Sponsored By / In Partnership With-Patrocinado por: LandPaths donors like you!  
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16

Friday

12:30 PM TO 4:00 PM

Mushroom Madness, December 16th 2016

Fee(s): No Cost - Standard (Donations welcome), No Cost - Estándar - Gratis (donaciones bienvenidas), No Cost - "I'm new to LandPaths - please let me in"
Description:   Discover the magnificent, moldy world of fungi. We’ll join Autumn Summers for a leisurely saunter on McCullough Ranch, a Sonoma County Ag & Open Space District-protected property near Santa Rosa. We will be highlighting edible, medicinal & common mushrooms, their amazing life cycle, and how to find them. More >>
Sponsored By / In Partnership With-Patrocinado por: Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation & Open Space District  
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Wednesday

9:00 AM TO 1:00 PM

Stewardship Workday at the Healdsburg Ridge Open Space Preserve | 12.28.16

Place: Healdsburg Ridge Open Space Preserve, 499 Arabian Way, Healdsburg, CA, 95448
Fee(s): No Cost - Standard
Description:Lend a hand to steward the beautiful Healdsburg Ridge Preserve.  Volunteering to steward is both hard work and rewarding!  During this workday, we will be removing invasive French broom and conducting any needed trail brushing. More >>
Location/Lugar: Grove of Old Trees  
Sponsored By / In Partnership With-Patrocinado por: LandPaths donors like you!  
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2017

Date & Time Subject Status

4

Wednesday

1:00 PM TO 3:30 PM

Biodynamic, Organic, Diversified, Community-Supported Farming for the Future

Fee(s): No Cost - Standard - No Cost (donations welcome), No Cost - Estándar - Gratis (donaciones bienvenidas), No Cost - "I'm new to LandPaths - please let me in"
Description:We'll join farmers Sarah and Seth for a walking tour of their beautiful Open Field Farm, known historically as the Burns property and protected forever by your Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation & Open Space District.  We'll visit the animals, pastures and pond, and then enjoy a late afternoon potluck snack together on the farm.  This is a family-friendly event. Bring the kids! More >>
Sponsored By / In Partnership With-Patrocinado por: Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation & Open Space District  
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7

Saturday

10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM

Vamos Afuera--Locura de Hongos

Place: Bayer Farm, 1550 West Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA, 95407
Fee(s): No Cost - Estándar - Gratis (donaciones bienvenidas), No Cost - Niño/as
Description:Acompañenos, al personal de LandPaths a una caminata relajada mientras buscamos hongos comestibles y medicinales! Lo más probable es que caminemos 2 millas, pero es posible que caminemos hasta  unas 3-4 millas de 800 pies de aumento de elevacion. La distancia que caminemos depende de cuantos hongos encontremos,. Nuestra búsqueda incluíra varias paradas para observar y aprender acerca del ciclo de vida de los hongos y flora y tambien como encontrarlos. Visitaremos el bello arroyo Calabazas en Santa Rosa, protegido por el Distrito de Preservación Agrícola y Espacio Abierto del Condado de Sonoma. More >>
Type of Outing / Tipo de Salida: En Español  
Level of Difficulty/Nivel de Dificultad: 1-2: Easy / all access – flat terrain with slow pace  
Sponsored By / In Partnership With-Patrocinado por: Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation & Open Space District  
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21

Saturday

3:00 PM TO 5:00 PM

Piecing Together the Past from Pieces: An Interactive Archaeological Experience

Place: Laguna Environmental Learning Center, 900 Sanford Rd, Santa Rosa, CA, 95401
Fee(s): No Cost - standard registration
Description:  LandPaths and the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District invite you to join us for an interactive archaeology presentation by Tom Origer and Associates.  The presentation will take place inside Heron Hall at the Laguna Environmental Learning Center.  More >>
Level of Difficulty/Nivel de Dificultad: 1-2: Easy / all access – flat terrain with slow pace  
Sponsored By / In Partnership With-Patrocinado por: Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation & Open Space District  
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28

Saturday

10:00 AM TO 1:30 PM

Mushroom Madness, January 28th 2017

Fee(s): No Cost - Standard (Donations welcome), No Cost - Estándar - Gratis (donaciones bienvenidas), No Cost - "I'm new to LandPaths - please let me in"
Description:   Discover the magnificent, moldy world of fungi. We’ll join Autumn Summers for a leisurely saunter on McCullough Ranch, a Sonoma County Ag & Open Space District-protected property near Santa Rosa. We will be highlighting edible, medicinal & common mushrooms, their amazing life cycle, and how to find them. More >>
Sponsored By / In Partnership With-Patrocinado por: Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation & Open Space District  
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5

Sunday

12:30 PM TO 3:30 PM

Dogbane Cordage & Stewardship February 5th, 2017

Fee(s): No Cost - Standard - No Cost (donations welcome)
Description: Join us to learn about the important Native American cultural uses of Dogbane, as we explore and steward the Dogbane Preserve protected by your Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation & Open Space District. More >>
Type of Outing / Tipo de Salida: Volunteering/Stewardship & Hike  
Sponsored By / In Partnership With-Patrocinado por: Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation & Open Space District  
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11

Saturday

9:00 AM TO 2:00 PM

Vamos al Rancho McCullough!

Place: Bayer Farm, 1550 West Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA, 95407
Fee(s): No Cost - Estándar - Gratis (donaciones bienvenidas), No Cost - Niño/as
Description:Acompáñenos a explorar la bella propiedad de Rancho McCullough! Esta propiedad ha sido protegida por El Distrito de Preservación Agrícola y Espacio Abierto del Condado de Sonoma y ha sido considerada a convertirse en otro de los bellísimos parques regionales del condado. More >>
Type of Outing / Tipo de Salida: En Español  
Sponsored By / In Partnership With-Patrocinado por: Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation & Open Space District  
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18

Saturday

10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM

Birding at Jenner Headlands February 18th, 2017

Fee(s): No Cost - Standard - No Cost
Description: Join us to explore this vast 5,630 acre coastal preserve, just north of the Russian River, purchased with help from your Sonoma Agricultural Preservation & Open Space District. As owners of this beautiful property, the Wildlands Conservancy is working on a management plan, including a public access component. On this birding adventure we’ll be joined by local avian expert ‘Duck’ Dave Barry for a view of the avian communities of Jenner Headlands.  Binoculars & bird books are highly recommended. More >>
Type of Outing / Tipo de Salida: Hiking / Walking-Escalar/Caminar  
Location/Lugar: Jenner Headlands  
Sponsored By / In Partnership With-Patrocinado por: Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation & Open Space District  
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25

Saturday

10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM

Modini Mayacamas Preserve Permit Orientation and Ethnobotany Hike

Fee(s): No Cost - Standard (Donations welcome), No Cost - Estándar - Gratis (donaciones bienvenidas), No Cost - "I'm new to LandPaths - please let me in"
Description:LandPaths and the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District, in partnership with the Audubon Canyon Ranch, invite you to join us for a permit orientation and ethnobotany hike at the Modini Mayacamas Preserve.  We'll enjoy a one-hour permit orientation offering an overview and general guidelines of the preserve and the permit program.  Agree to the guidelines and you will receive a trail guide and a permit for independent hiking!  After the orientation, Dave Self, ACR Resource Ecologist, will lead an ethnobotany and ecology hike around the preserve. More >>
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