Category Archives: Bodega Bay

A ray of hope for our Sonoma sea stars (SR Press Democrat)

The sea stars (starfish) along the Sonoma Coast have mostly died off from sea star wasting disease. This sickness has killed off most of the sea stars in areas from Mexico into Canada. Modern epidemiologists have not been able to determine what is causing the die off. Some specialists believe that sea star wasting disease…
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“Hole in the Head” exhibition at Sonoma State University

The exhibition Hole in the Head: The Battle for Bodega Bay and the Birth of the Environmental Movement presents the dramatic story that involved a remarkable array of people, including scientists, students, atomic energy commissioners, communists, libertarians, ranchers, a museum director, Pacific Gas and Electric, government officials from the state and local level, the Sierra…
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Support Bodega Bay Fire New Ambulance

Bodega Bay Fire has created a crowd sourcing fundraiser on indiegogo.com to raise $50,000 to complete the purchase of a new ambulance. Perks of donating include: $100 gets 1 Bodega Bay Firefighters T-Shirt $1,000 gets your name on a commemorative plaque $5,000 gets your name/business name on the side of our ambulance https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/paramedic-ambulance-for-bodega-bay-fire-department
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50 Years Ago, the Anti-Nuclear Movement Scored Its First Major Victory in CA

[caption id="attachment_2982" align="alignleft" width="300"] Hole in the Head photo by Woody Hastings[/caption] An interview with Bill Kortum, who helped lead the opposition to a nuke plant at Bodega Bay by Woody Hastings Fifty years ago, on October 30, 1964, the American environmental movement scored a major victory when California utility Pacific Gas & Electric said…
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Getting the Most from Outdoor life in Bodega Bay by Sue Hughes

Certainly the main attraction for tourists and locals alike at Bodega Bay is the stunning scenery here. It is so breathtaking that it’s more than easy to just get caught up in this with walks and hikes of varying levels. What is particularly great about this area, though, is the vast array of different outdoor activities with…
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Whales off Bodega Head!

Have you ever been able to see the whales off Bodega Head? Here is a short video done in 2010 that shows the whales around Bodega Head.
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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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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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Escape to Bodega Bay by Candace Gregory

Mom and I headed to Bodega Bay, located about 65 north of San Francisco, for an adventure. We relaxed, ate lots of fresh sea food and explored some new country, including a visit to Fort Ross. Bodega Bay 1Highlights: We experienced beautiful beaches with crashing surf, colorful sunsets, the freshest of fresh seafood and a…
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41st Annual Fisherman’s Festival – April 26-27

The Bodega Bay community will host its 41st Annual Fisherman's Festival. The Festival is packed with events for people of all ages - craft booths, live music, good food, entertainment and more. A favorite attraction is the wine tasting booth featuring more than 25 Sonoma County wines and a beer booth with several local ales.…
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