Can We Drive Less?

The Sonoma Climate Mobilization Strategy, adopted by the Sonoma County Regional Climate Protection Authority (RCPA) in 2021, maps out an ambitious set of initiatives to achieve a goal of carbon neutrality in Sonoma County by 2030. [...]

By |2022-07-26T19:05:36+00:00July 26th, 2022|Climate Resilience|

Greenway Feathered Neighbors

“Peter! Peter! Peter!” The familiar call grabbed my attention, and I jumped up from my desk to investigate. Through our second-floor window, I watched a small gray bird with a perky crest stand tall on a branch and disappear into the nest box I’d installed on a tree trunk two years earlier. [...]

By |2022-07-26T19:26:51+00:00July 26th, 2022|Nature on the Greenway|

Climate Talk Moves to Climate Action

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released a report with a stark warning: every part of the world is already facing the impacts of climate change, and these impacts are more severe than expected. However, we still have a chance to prevent much more severe impacts by halving greenhouse gas emissions and scaling up adaptation [...]

By |2022-04-28T02:26:05+00:00April 28th, 2022|Climate Resilience|

Who Once Lived Here?

While walking in Spring Lake Regional Park near the proposed Southeast Greenway on a recent morning, I was sharing my knowledge of the history of this land and the indigenous people who lived here with a friend, one of the founding members of the Greenway Campaign. She asked how I had learned this? [...]

By |2022-03-17T15:05:22+00:00March 17th, 2022|Community Involvement|

Celebrating Arbor Day

In California Arbor Day is celebrated on Luther Burbank's birthday, March 7th. Arbor Day—which literally translates to “tree” day from the Latin origin of the word arbor—is a holiday that celebrates the planting, upkeep, and preservation of trees. [...]

By |2022-03-17T03:22:43+00:00March 17th, 2022|Community Involvement, Volunteers|

Spring into Action

Spring is here! It’s a great time to get outside and enjoy the Greenway while it’s green. Do you know which creeks cross the Greenway and where features such as trails, community gardens, and mixed-use housing might be located in the future? [...]

By |2022-03-17T03:02:36+00:00March 17th, 2022|Events|