People & Places

  • Balancing cultural & conservation values

    The Kashia Coastal Reserve comprises 688 acres of redwood forests, pristine creeks, open grassland, and dramatic coastal bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean near Stewarts Point.

  • Two children and an adult walking on a trail through a green field with big trees in background

    Connecting people to parks & preserves

    Providing places for people to hike, bike and be in nature contributes to a healthy community.

  • Girl sips water at Russian River

    Protecting our watersheds

    Water is life. Human communities, wildlife, and native habitats depend on intact groundwater basins and stream systems to survive and thrive.

  • Black spotted dairy cows grazing in a green field with blue skies overhead

    Supporting local agriculture

    Keeping agriculture thriving in Sonoma County has myriad benefits, including providing local food security, protecting groundwater basins, avoiding urban sprawl, retaining scenic beauty and the county’s rural character, and protecting biological diversity and wildlife habitat.