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Stories from Outdoors
‘Polishing a gem’: Funding secured for Helen Putnam park expansion
The nonprofit Kelly Creek Protection Project announced recently it has secured $4.1 million to purchase 44 acres adjacent to the park from property owner Davidon Homes.
Outdoors events: Help clear invasive plants on Hood Mountain
Sign up to run, hike, camp or forage, winter or not.
Gearhead: ‘Moustache’ umbrella offers room with a view
With a clear, 100 percent polyethylene canopy this umbrella lets you see everything around you in the pouring rain.
Cabin fever? Outdoorsy events to make you feel good
Build a bird house, walk a trail, or eat a lotta chowder. It’s all in Venturing Out events this week.
Gearhead: The smallest, least expensive tool for getting fit
Resistance bands are a versatile fitness tool at any time, but they’re particularly useful for retaining or building muscle fitness when traveling, as they are inexpensive, lightweight and compact.
Mixed news on coho salmon count
With the coho spawning season literally midstream, biologists are measuring how the endangered species is faring. So far, it appears Marin County creeks are seeing better numbers than the Russian River area.
Meet the Sonoma man on a mission to bring back the banana seat
A former wine businessman wants to save children from technology with his new line of bikes.
Storm brings new snow, followed by blue skies to Tahoe ski resorts
After receiving 8 inches of new snow in the last 24 hours Tahoe ski resorts had a day of sunshine and blue skies.
Sonoma County wildlife caught on camera
From black bears to mountain lions, take a peek at some of the wildlife spotted around Sonoma County.
Gearhead: Small, compact backcountry transceiver helps the lost become found
If you get buried by snow or lost in the middle of nowhere, such a device can save your life.
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