Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District

Preserving agriculture and conserving land for the health, beauty, and vitality of Sonoma County.

Today, tomorrow, and for future generations.

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cows at the Petaluma Dairy Belt.

Supporting local agriculture

Family walking at Taylor Mountain

Connecting people to the outdoors

Girl sips water at Russian River

Protecting our watersheds

The Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District has protected over 106,000 acres in the last 25 years. What does land conservation do for you?

Conservation of agricultural lands helps ensure food security, protects open space and viewsheds, prevents sprawl, and helps the local economy.

Conservation of agricultural lands helps ensure food security, protects open space and viewsheds, prevents sprawl, and helps the local economy.

Preserving open space improves quality of life, allows families to experience the outdoors, and contributes to a healthier community.

Preserving open space improves quality of life, allows families to experience the outdoors, and contributes to a healthier community.

Protecting land and watersheds ensures sustainable, high-quality, and naturally-filtered drinking water supplies in a cost-effective way.

Protecting land and watersheds ensures sustainable, high-quality, and naturally-filtered drinking water supplies in a cost-effective way.