What We Do
We foster a love of the land in Sonoma County
LandPaths is an environmental education and conservation leader with the mission to foster a love of the land in Sonoma County. We believe everyone should have access to the awe and inspiration of nature. Read more.
Growing Community with Nature
Facing the challenges like catastrophic fire and drought dramatically increased by climate change, LandPaths more than ever believes in forging care and connection between people and the land. From stewardship days for all ages to conservation workforce training, we address community care with curiosity, determination, and creativity.
Harvest Festival/Festival de la Cosecha
Date: Saturday, October 1
Time: 10am to 3pm
Place: Bayer Farm, 1550 West Avenue, Santa Rosa
Bayer Farm is a community hub and garden in Southwest Santa Rosa where LandPaths builds community through nature. LandPaths is celebrating the 15th anniversary of Bayer Farm in 2022!
This is the 11th Annual LandPaths Festival de Cosecha/Harvest Festival held at Bayer Farm in Roseland! Festival activities will include: Live music ⬧ Educational workshops for the whole family ⬧ Garden tours ⬧ Dance performances ⬧ Salsa competition ⬧Community engagement opportunities ⬧ Sponsor and community informational booths ⬧ Inspiration and community-building in a beautiful setting.
Admission to the Harvest Festival will be free to the public. Costs will be covered through the sale of booth spaces for vendors and exhibitors, and through event sponsorship.
Wildfire Fuel Reduction Stewardship Day at Healdsburg Ridge
Lend at hand at Healdsburg Ridge Open Space Preserve for a morning and early afternoon of stewardship! The more people-power we get, the more we can get done! Be part of a fun, people-powered, low-carbon way to care for the grasslands and woodlands in a way that builds health and resilience in the face of wildfire.Sign up here
Spooky Saturday at Rancho Mark West
Date: Saturday, October 29
Time: 4pm to 7pm
Place: Rancho Mark West, Santa Rosa
Bring the family and join LandPaths and our partners at the Sonoma County Ag and Open Space District, the Save the Redwoods League, Catholic Charities, and the Denali Foundation for a spooky (but not too spooky) adventure at Rancho Mark West preserve. Show off your costume and come prepared to trick, treat, and tread down the trail as we celebrate the Halloween season together. No costume? No problem! We will craft costumes using materials found around the redwood forest! After crafting our costumes, it’s time for trick or treating at Rancho Mark West’s historic barn. Bring a candy bucket for your haul!sign up today!
Help reduce wildfire fuels at Healdsburg Ridge
Date: Friday, October 21
Time:9am to 1pm
Place: Healdsburg Ridge Open Space Preserve
Led by LandPaths Stewardship Field Specialists
Lend at hand at Healdsburg Ridge Open Space Preserve for a morning and early afternoon of stewardship! The more people-power we get, the more we can get done! Be part of a fun, people-powered, low-carbon way to care for the grasslands and woodlands in a way that builds health and resilience in the face of wildfire. Let’s do this!Sign up today
Stories + News
Stories from the Field
A Summer at Bayer 2022 Photo Diary ~ Un verano en Bayer 2022 Diario de fotos
September 1, 2022
As we edge towards the seasonal transition into autumn, it’s a great time to reflect the summer that’s winding down. On any given summer day at LandPaths’ …
LandPaths receives $700,000 Outdoor Equity Grants Program grant from California State Parks.
June 16, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2022 Contact: Leilani Clark, Communications Lead Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Cell: (707) 332-4736 LandPaths receives $700,000 Outdoor Equity Grants Program grant from California State …
Covid Policies at LandPaths
April 21, 2022
For 25 years LandPaths has actively worked for land and community in Sonoma County. Our commitment is further strengthened during the immense mental, physical, and financial challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. Since March of 2020, when shelter-in-place …
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