Recent Posts by Bodega Bay

California Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday, September 19, 2015!

Coastwalk sponsors the Sonoma County cleanup on over 15 beaches and 8 inland sites.  Look through the lists below and pick from the beach sites or from our partner organization cleanups! Scroll down to register Today!Come to the cleanup prepared for coastal weather (hat, shoes, sunscreen, water bottle) and bring buckets and gloves if you have…
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Local Coastal Plan – Preliminary Draft

[caption id="attachment_3276" align="alignleft" width="300"] Click image to enlarge map[/caption] The comment period on the Preliminary Draft Local Coastal Plan (LCP) has been extended by 4 weeks to September 30, 2015. Submit your comments on the Preliminary Draft LCP in one of the following ways: E-Mail: PRMD-LCP-Update@sonoma-county.org Letter: Permit & Resource Management Department, 2550 Ventura Avenue,…
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Plans floated for Mason’s Marina in Bodega Bay cause stir on Sonoma Coast

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat is reporting about Sonoma County’s plans to study the creation of a new interpretive center and recreational hub at the site of Mason’s Marina in Bodega Bay have triggered alarm among coastal residents who fear the region could be overwhelmed with additional tourists and traffic if such a project were…
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September Beach Cleanups

Beach Cleanups Sep 19 – Oct 11 ~ International  Coastal Cleanup An astounding 560,000 volunteers in 91 countries picked up more than 16 million pounds of trash in our 2014 International Coastal Cleanup. http://www.oceanconservancy.org/our-work/international-coastal-cleanup/   Sep 19 ~ Beach Cleanup ~ Register through Coast Walk 9am- noon ~ Please  register at coastwalk.org or call 829-6689…
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Russian River Jazz and Blues Festival – Sept 12 & 13

For the last 39 years, music festivals have been a vital part of the Russian River community, and Omega Events is proud to have owned the festivals for the last 10 years. Johnson’s Beach in Guerneville offers a picturesque venue that rests along the beach of the Russian River, only a few miles from over…
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21ST ANNUAL BODEGA SEAFOOD, ART & WINE FESTIVAL

It may be held on a rugged, rural ranch but the Bodega Seafood, Art & Wine Festival is no country bumpkin event. On August 29th and 30th in the sleepy little burg of Bodega, this 21 year old festival opens the gates to a truly unique venue with exceptional quality throughout, making it one of…
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Shell Game: Hunt for Red Abalone

The sport is sustained not just by the succulent reward — a slightly sweet, buttery meat pounded out for tenderness and often breaded for the pan — but also by the family traditions it spawns and the adventure it holds in store. The rugged coastline of Sonoma and Mendocino counties, removed only an hour or…
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Bodega Bay Public Utility District Drought Contingency Plan

1. Declaration of policy, purpose, and intent 1.1 General In order to conserve the available water supply and protect the integrity of water supply facilities, with particular regard for domestic water use, sanitation, and fire protection, and to protect and preserve public health, welfare, and safety and minimize the adverse impacts of water supply shortage…
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Fort Ross Festival – July 25th – 10:00am to 6:30pm

California State Parks and Fort Ross Conservancy are pleased to welcome you to Fort Ross Festival where we celebrate the wonderful diverse international flavors and cultures of Fort Ross. This year's event, sponsored by Renova Fort Ross Foundation, will highlight the Kashia, Russian, Alaska Native, and California ranch era peoples who have called Fort Ross…
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How Bodega Bay got its name

Bodega Bay is named for Don Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra. The name “Bodega” probably refers to an ancestor who worked in a wine cellar or warehouse, two meanings of the Spanish word. Born in Peru in 1743, Bodega traveled to Spain as a young man to enter the Cadiz Naval Academy. Returning…
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PUBLIC MEETING – Realignment of Highway 1 at Gleason Beach – July 29, 2015

PUBLIC MEETING - Realignment of Highway 1 at Gleason Beach - July 29, 2015  Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Assessment (EIR/EA) as well as Public Question/Answer Panel and Open House/Map Display for the State Route 1 Gleason Beach Roadway Realignment Project What’s Being Planned: The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) proposes…
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