Sonoma Land Trust and Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods both send out great newsletters (check their websites for sign-up information).


In these newsletters, Sonoma Land Trust recently announced that they are looking for volunteers for citizen science bird monitoring at Sears Point; training will take place Nov 5 from 1-5 pm. This monitoring is to “…help the entire restoration community better understand what is and isn’t working, and how natural processes are unfolding.”

The contact information for Karen Arrington mentioned in the post is




The Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods has announced a Whale Watch Orientation on the same day, Nov 5 from 9:30 am – 1:30 pm. “Help view whales and interpret their migratory patterns for the public visiting the Sonoma Coast from Bodega Head.”

The contact information listed is: / 707-869-9177 x 5

Two new opportunities! Whale watching, citizen science for birds