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The City of Santa Rosa will open the brand new Bayer Neighborhood Park and Gardens located at 1550 West Avenue in Roseland on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 after 9am.
The 5.8-acre park features an array of amenities including a community pavilion, kiosko, skate park, half-court basketball, volleyball court, adult exercise equipment, barbecues, three types of ethnic outdoor cooking ovens, picnic tables, large farm-themed playground structure, nature discovery area, community gardens with farm stand, grassy open areas and a commercial kitchen facility. The commercial kitchen will be available for rentals at a date to be determined.
Meeting to be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:30-7:00pm at the Sonoma Land Trust office, 822 Fifth Street, Santa Rosa.
“This is in fact, a very dream of a bird, and I count it rather the handsomest of our western species.” – William Leon Dawson, The Birds of California (1923)
A public hearing will be held on Wednesday, April 13, at the Santa Rosa Veteran's Memorial Auditorium at 1351 Maple Avenue in Santa Rosa, California 95404 on proposed new fees for the use of various State Beaches and Parks on the Sonoma Coast. This agenda item is not expected to be heard before the lunch break, so 1 pm is a realistic estimate of when public testimony will be taken.
The future of the Jenner Headlands
by Sheri Cardo
Sonoma Land Trust acquired the spectacular Jenner Headlands on December 17, 2009. That day marked the end of five years of challenging negotiations — and the beginning of an intensive two-year process of determining how best to enhance the ecological resources of this highly diverse landscape while opening it up for public recreation.