Stories from Outdoors

The magnificent birds travel in herds, love to dance and have large wingspans.
BOB Sport Utility Stroller can handle everything from city streets to rough trails.
Enjoy hikes, walks, classes and festivals in the coming weeks around Sonoma County.
After a mother black bear and her two cubs were captured on camera at Sugarloaf, park officials are making efforts to educate visitors about staying bear safe.   
Tony Award winning actor Jane Alexander will appear in Petaluma on Thursday to read from her new book, “Wild Things, Wild Places.”
Former Olympic runner’s training program aims to reduce injury risk with a mix of walking and running.
Buses will run this Saturday between Sugarloaf and Hood Mountain to aid hikers taking trails through both parks.
The hike offers sweeping vistas at the summit that span from Mount Saint Helena to Mount Diablo and San Francisco.
Camp Chef Rainier Campers Combo propane stove lets you cook just about anything outdoors.   
For intrepid rock climbers, the Sonoma Coast offers plenty of challenges, along with spectacular vistas of the ocean.