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Explore the mystery of North Coast pygmy forests
Pygmy forests in Mendocino and Sonoma counties continue to mystify researchers.
Get out and enjoy the outdoors at these Sonoma County events
Upcoming events include a botany and bird-watching hike through the Modini Mayacamas Preserves.
Gearhead: Upscale binoculars for bird-watchers
Gearhead: Upscale binoculars give avid birdwatchers a better view.
10 kid-friendly trails to hike during winter break
When the kids are out of school take them on one of these short hikes to help work out the wiggles in the great outdoors.
Sonoma County's women-only running groups offer camaraderie, support
Women-only race training and outings nurture athletes who like the security and camaraderie of running in a group. Here are few to consider.
Gearhead: Packs and boots for your canine companion
If you love hitting the trail with your pooch, put these two items on your holiday gift list.
Get outdoors this week in Sonoma County
Join a fun run, stroll through a regional park, make a wreath or learn from a bilingual naturalist.
Where to hike after Thanksgiving
This scenic hike is the perfect antidote to a gluttonous holiday gorge fest.
Sonoma Baylands, the ‘big sky country’
Learn the history behind this San Pablo Bay marsh.
Resilience of Valley fire bees captured on film
A Lake County photographer has created a compelling exhibit of photos that shows “refugee bees” rising up from the Valley fire ashes.
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