Bay Blog and News

Stephen Palumbi speaking at the Bodega Marine Lab October 8th

Stephen R. Palumbi received his Ph.D. from University of Washington in marine ecology. His research group studies the genetics, evolution, conservation, population biology and systematics of a diverse array of marine organisms. Dr, Palumbi will be speaking on the "Acclimation and adaptation to climate change:  The view from  genomics in corals and sea urchins". Professor…
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Google Map GPS Warning!!!

Has this ever happened to you?  It doesn't take much to get to the wrong place using cell phone GPS.  Here is a part of what happened to a recent visitor to the Sonoma Coast using some information from Trip Advisor. ...."On my iPhone, I was using the google maps app and had entered Bodega…
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5 Facts About Alfred Hitchcock – Snubbing Steven Spielberg

Alfred Hitchcock was born on August 13 in 1899. To celebrate the “Master of Suspense," here are five facts about the strange habits and quirky fears that made his life as intriguing as his films in an article found here: http://finchannel.com/index.php/society/magazine/item/38614-5-facts-about-alfred-hitchcock . One of these facts is about how Hitchcock snubbed Steven Spielberg. "Hitchcock avoided…
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California Coastal Access Guide

The California coast, from the majestic redwoods and rocky shores in the north to the palm trees and wide, sandy beaches in the south, is an area of unsurpassed beauty and diversity. This revised and expanded sixth edition of the California Coastal Access Guide is an essential handbook for both new and seasoned visitors exploring California's majestic…
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Trails Challenge 2014

The Sonoma County Trails Challenge invites you to explore the Regional Parks and do something good for your body and mind! The Trails Challenge encourages you to hike five or more different trails featured in a new Trails Challenge guidebook (22.36 MB) anytime before Nov. 30, 2014. "I am so happy about this Trails Challenge. Walking is…
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Bodega Fire BIG EVENT BBQ AUGUST 3rd

Sunday August 3rd 2014 Downtown Bodega - 17184 Bodega Hwy 10am-5pm Parade 1030ish Live Music 11-130 Bears Belly 2-5 The Easy Leaves Duo BBQ tri tip and chicken with chili, salad and garlic bread BEER WINE and drinks Desserts, kids games, crafts fair and a huge raffle. Don't miss out on this family oriented event.…
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Annual Sunset Dinner – Austin Creek State Recreation Area – Aug 2nd

August 2, 2014 5:00pm Schoolhouse Flat, Austin Creek State Recreation Area Shuttle service available to/from Guerneville Call (707) 869-9177 to reserve   In 2013, Stewards held our first Sunset Dinner in Austin Creek SRA and it was a great success. The event overlooks the beautiful backcounty of this 5700 acre park. Schoolhouse Flat is lovely…
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A Relaxing Weekend in Bodega Bay

BODEGA BAY (KRON) — Think of the perfect weekend getaway: easy-to-reach, scenic, a place where everyday stresses just melt away. Relax, take a deep breath, welcome to Bodega Bay. An easy and beautiful drive from San Francisco, Bodega Bay offers an amazing place to sit back and unwind. As you pass farms and stunning bands…
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Big Book Sale in Bodega Bay – July 19-20 and July 26-27

If You Like Books~ You will Love the Big Book Sale in Bodega Bay.Coming soon two weekends~ July 19 ~ 20 and July 26 ~ 27 Saturday Sunday 9AM~5 PMBodega Bay Grange Hall Highway 1 and Bodega Ave, Bodega Bay.A benefit for Bodega Bay School PTA and After School Program.The extremely well read members of…
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Bird Walk Coastal Access Trail

355 Highway 1, Bodega Bay Accessible areas Birding Hiking/Walking Trails Picnic Facilities Hours: The park opens at 7:00 a.m. and closes at sunset. Parking: $7 per vehicle for day use. $1 per person (vehicles with 10 or more people) Dogs: Permitted on leash no longer than 6' in length. License required. Accessibility: Gravel, wheelchair accessible trails. Ranger Phone: (707) 875-3540…
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