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Stories from Outdoors

Nature: Sonoma County is bursting with galls

County’s 10 oak species produce odd-shaped ‘nests’ that house and feed wasp larvae.

Keep our coast beautiful on Coastal Cleanup Day

On Sept. 19, thousands of volunteers are expected to take part in the annual spiff-up of beaches and waterways.

Yosemite with Ansel Adams as your tour guide

Check out our insider guide to 4 golden days in the popular park.

Explore Poff Ranch with Landpaths

There are still openings for a free dinner trek on Friday of the historic Poff Ranch, a historic property offering high elevation views of the Sonoma Coast and the mouth of the Russian River.

Regional Parks trails challenge rewards hikers

Those who trek five or more Sonoma County Regional Parks trails between now and November are eligible to receive a few free perks.

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