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Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District

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Get information about Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District activities.
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District Fee Lands Strategy

The Board adopted the Districtís Fee Lands Strategy on November 2012, providing a strategy for stewardship and transfer of properties that the District owns in fee. Learn more...


Urban Footprint Greenhouse Gas Emissions Modeling and Analysis Tool Development

The Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District (District) invites you to respond to a Request for Proposal for development of a GHG (greenhouse gas emissions) modeling and analysis tool using the open source software program Urban Footprint. Proposals must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 23, 2014.
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Cooley Ranch Spring flower Hike

2014 Outings

Enjoy endless opportunities to experience the beauty that is Sonoma County. Join us on District-protected lands in partnership with it's non-profit partners. Learn more...

East Slope Segment Sonoma Ridge Trail

This project is located adjacent to Jack London State Historic Park, and will result in a 1.2-mile, natural surface, multi-use recreational trail that will be part of the regional Bay Area Ridge Trail. Stay tuned - construction is expected to begin in Summer 2014!


Agricultural and Conservation Education Program

The Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District invites you to respond to a Request for Proposal for the development and implementation of Agricultural and Conservation Education programming Ė including school field trips, thematic interpretive hikes, community tours, and workshops Ė on District protected lands. Proposals must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 25, 2014.

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Taylor Open Space Preserve Fourth of July Celebrations

District Three Year Work Plan

The Board of Directors of the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District approved the Districtís three year work plan on March 27, 2012. This document will guide the Districtís actions from July 1, 2012-June 30, 2015. To download a copy of the Districtís three year work plan. Learn more...

Draft District Habitat Mitigation Policy
The District is developing a Habitat Mitigation Policy. Stay tuned for a public workshop to discuss the policy in the coming months. Please see the most recent revised draft policy and comments on previous drafts. Please contact Sheri Emerson at sheri.emerson@sonoma-county.org, with any questions or comments.