The County of Sonoma is comprised of 26 departments and agencies that provide a full range of services to the community. Sonoma County government has a history of providing excellent and responsive public service while operating under sound fiscal principles.
Tomorrow: July 31, 2021 from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Taylor Mountain Regional Park & Preserve (Petaluma Hill Road entrance)
Oak woodlands support a wide range of life, from humans to animals, insects, and other plants. Enjoy a journey through an oak woodland habitat and become connected to our iconic California trees. We’ll discover the unique qualities of these trees, the diversity of life among the oaks and their critical role in the larger ecosystem.
Tomorrow: July 31, 2021 from 9:00 – 11:00 AM
Spring Lake Regional Park
Who says dragons aren’t real? Explore the cattails and rushes of Spring Lake by kayak and discover the "dragons" (dragonflies) of Sonoma County. These pre-historic terrors of the sky have been around for more than 300 million years!
Tomorrow: July 31, 2021 from 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Spring Lake Regional Park Swimming Lagoon
Learn about water safety at lifeguarded swimming areas with demonstrations and a water safety education talk from Sonoma County Regional Parks’ lifeguards.
When: August 1, 2021 at 7:00 AM
Shiloh Ranch & Spring Lake Regional Parks
Aug. 1 - Sept. 29, 2021
Join REI Co-op for their new race series, Dirt, Sweat & Beers, a 5K/10K run and do-it-yourself cleanup series featuring eight events from June through November in the Bay Area – Sierra.
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Published on July 23, 2021
The Energy and Sustainability Division is pleased to bring you the latest in the Home Resiliency Workshop Series which features information on Water Conservation, Wildfire Safety, Seismic Strengthening, Energy Efficiency, and Funding Your Projects.
Published on July 23, 2021
As of July 21 Sonoma County’s daily transmission rate of COVID-19 is 9 new infections per 100,000 people and 48 COVID patients were being treated at area hospitals. These numbers represent the biggest local surge of the pandemic since March of this year. Nine COVID-related deaths were reported in July compared to just one death recorded in the month of May.
Published on July 6, 2021
The RED Housing Fund Board is seeking two new board members to represent the community as well as the fund. Through targeted investments, the board seeks to promote climate and disaster resilience in equitable communities that foster cultural, racial and economic diversity. Apply to become part of the RHF Board by July 23rd!
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Published on June 22, 2021
Permit Sonoma, Sonoma County’s land use and resource management department, released a draft Local Coastal Plan (LCP). The LCP regulates land use, protects coastal resources, and guides coastal development.
Published on May 18, 2021
Permit Sonoma has published Sonoma County’s first draft Winery Events Ordinance, which would set new standards for winery events like parking requirements, food service, event coordination, traffic management, and noise standards to address the impact of winery visitor-serving uses on agricultural land.
Published on December 16, 2020
The Sonoma County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) honored Third District Supervisor Shirlee Zane on December 16, 2020, with its annual Marge Ling Leadership Award to recognize her dedication to improving the quality of life for older adults in Sonoma County.
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One Day Clean Commute
The One Day Clean Commute Campaign was created by the Energy & Sustainability Division to motivate and inspire employees to choose clean commute options rather than driving to work solo.
Our program provides financing strategies for home and businesses, enabling owners to apply whole house energy improvements which improve the property value, stimulate the economy, and create jobs for our community.
Electronic devices contain high enough levels of certain materials, such as lead, that render them hazardous when disposed. Sonoma County offers recycling alternatives.