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September 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
2605 Adobe Canyon Rd
Kenwood, CA 95452
Alma Shaw

Update 8/27/2021: The event has been postponed to Friday, September 10.

The North Bay Bear Collaborative invites you to an evening campfire talk with renowned researcher and tracker Meghan Walla-Murphy, on the history of bears in Sonoma County, rekindling our understanding of bear culture, and planning for living with bears. The presentation will be at the amphitheater, reachable via the Creekside Nature Trail from the main parking lot.
Ticket sales are $10 for adults, free for minors, and fund the NBBC’s research, education and outreach efforts. Come earlier in the day to enjoy a hike or picnic prior to the event. Parking fees apply.

The North Bay Bear Collaborative (NBBC) is a working group of public agencies, non-profit conservation groups, landowners, and individuals committed to proactively address these potential challenges. Through research, community outreach and infrastructure improvements, the NBBC’s goal is to keep both our human and bear populations safe and resilient.

NBBC Members

  • Sonoma Ecology Center
  • CA Dept. of Fish & Wildlife
  • Sonoma County Regional Parks
  • Meghan Walla-Murphy
  • Kashia Band of Pomo Indians
  • Pepperwood Preserve
  • CA State Parks
  • Napa Land Trust
  • Sonoma Land Trust
  • Audubon Canyon Ranch
  • Sonoma County Open Space
  • Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue
  • Recology North Bay
  • Many volunteers and citizen scientists