Stories from Outdoors

There's no better way to celebrate cycling and the arrival of spring than a ride in the scenic hills of Sonoma County. Get ready for bicycle adventure (and tasty pit stops) at these favorite spots.
Join a guided hike to learn more about redwoods, fire ecology or dragonflies, and mark the calendar for several other outdoors-related events in the coming week.
Kickstands can be clunky, heavy and unwanted for cruising. Here’s one that works on your terms.
Geologists say it’s not a question of if, but when Sonoma County will get a high magnitude earthquake from at least one of two major faults. Here's how to prepare and what to expect.
Experts on how wildfire shapes the natural landscape, a group of Santa Rosa ecologists will lead an intimate, guided walk of a preserve in eastern Sonoma County this weekend.
The local birding community is bracing for springtime baby bird rescues to be especially high due to the October wildfires. Here's what to do if you find one and how you can help.
As spring approaches, there are guided walks to suit your passion or interest.
Powerful enough to light up a midsize room, d.light’s S2 Rechargeable Solar LED Lantern is a good buy.
An overnight storm dusted North Lake Tahoe with several inches of snow Sunday, with precipitation expected to continue into the following day.
January marked the start of the Pacific gray whales’ annual migration from Arctic waters to Baja California.