Promoting a conservation ethic in people of all ages is central to our mission of Conservation in Action. Audubon Canyon Ranch offers exploration and learning opportunities for nature enthusiasts of all ages on three of its preserves: the Martin Griffin Preserve, the Bouverie Preserve and the Modini Mayacamas Preserves.

Join us on the preserves to explore seasonal changes, observe nesting birds and migrating newts, learn about native peoples' use of the land, hike past wildflower meadows and through redwood groves. Visitation is limited on all three preserves in order to ensure that human impact is kept in balance with land and habitat preservation goals.

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Wildfire Home Hardening Workshop

Audubon Canyon Ranch Event Calendar


Wildfire Home Hardening Workshop

Aug 17 2019 - 10:00am
Gold Ridge Fire Station 2

ACR's Fire Forward and the Sonoma Fire Safe Council present:
Wildfire Home Hardening for Residents Living in the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI)

Learn how to make your home resilient against wildfire during this hands-on workshop:

  • Receive expert instruction on how to "harden" your home against the next wildfire.
  • Take a tour of a typical home in Sonoma County's W.U.I., with all of its classic issues.
  • Get hands-on experience correcting those issues.

Location: Morning session will be held at Gold Ridge Fire Station Two classroom (1690 Watertrough Road,Twin Hills Station) and later at 5281 Thomas Road for the hands-on tour.

Time: Saturday, August 17, 2019, 10:00 a.m. at Station Two and 1:00 p.m. at Thomas Rd.

Cost: $10, includes lunch (no one turned away for lack of funds)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

Gear: Dress for field work: work shoes/boots, work clothes, layers recommended. Bring gloves, water, hat and sunscreen.

Lunch will be provided to workshop participants. Bring a water bottle.

In collaboration with:
University of California Cooperative Extension, Sonoma County
The Good Fire Alliance

FAQs

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Carpool from Twin Hills to the second location.

What can I bring to the event?

Bring water, work gloves, hat and sunscreen. Shoes/boots with good tread and clothing layers recommended. Lunch will be provided.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email Jared Childress, prescribed fire specialist for Audubon Canyon Ranch at jared.childress@egret.org

 

 

 

 



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Martin Griffin Preserve Stewards

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Martin Griffin Preserve Stewards

Aug 17 2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Martin Griffin Preserve

Participate in environmental stewardship with Audubon Canyon Ranch at Martin Griffin Preserve! We will be focusing on invasive plant management, so this is a great activity for those who enjoy weeding in the garden. Please bring a lunch, clothes you would garden in, sturdy shoes, and a water bottle. We will provide gloves, snacks, and tools. All experience levels are welcome!

Volunteer stewardship workdays run on select Saturdays from 11am-3pm, we will be meeting at the parking lot at Martin Griffin Preserve in Stinson Beach. Public transportation to the meeting site is available via the West Marin Stagecoach route 61. Anyone is welcome, please RSVP so we know to expect you.

To RSVP or learn more about our stewardship program and the Martin Griffin Preserve Stewards, contact ACR Resource Ecologist Henry Inman by email or by phone at 415.868.9244, ext. 102.

For directions to the Martin Griffin Preserve, click here.



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