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Fairfield Osborn Preserve Virtual Tour
Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Follow along on a guided tour led by SSU-CEI Education Manager, Suzanne DeCoursey.

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WATERS role in the Protecting Sonoma County's water supply.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

SSU's Fairfield Osborn Preserve is serving a pivotal role in making the Alerrt North Bay system a reality. A radio tower at the preserve links the network of towers across Sonoma County to the high-speed internet service on the SSU campus, giving emergency personnel access to information about fire location and rate of spread during wildfire.

SSU president Judy Sakaki signing commitment to sustainability
Sonoma State president signs landmark commitment to sustainability
Friday, April 5, 2019

(Rohnert Park) – Before a crowd of nearly 300 people, Sonoma State President Judy K. Sakaki on Friday signed the landmark “President's Climate Leadership Commitment," a comprehensive roadmap for mitigating and adapting to a changing climate, one that sets high goals of sustainability for the university.

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How close are we? Sonoma State Carbon Baseline
Friday, March 29, 2019

Sustainable SSU

With the signing of the Climate Commitment on April 5th, Sonoma State will be setting a goal for carbon neutrality! We’re on our way!

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Copeland Creek Restoration: Step into SSU’s Outdoor Laboratory
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Sustainable SSU

Copeland Creek is facing alot of challenges including siltation, poor water quality and invasion by non-native species. Despite these issues, the creek is still home to huge range of animal and plant life.

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DIG INTO NATURE WORKSHOPS: April 6 – June 9
Friday, March 1, 2019

Events and Workshops Spring 2019: Meet local experts. Learn new skills in the arts and sciences. Work with researchers and writers. Contribute to the natural world and our local sustainability.

Winter Naturalist Training
WINTER NATURALIST PROGRAM: Sundays Jan 13-Feb 3
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

This 4-day training gives you new insights into local landscapes and the skills to share your knowledge with children and friends.

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CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT FOR KIDS
Sunday, December 2, 2018

This holiday season come outside with us and get a fresh new perspective.

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2018 ANNUAL REPORT
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Get Ready. Find Solutions. 
Find out how students tackled sustainability issues related to air, water, fire, biodiversity and education

Fall 2018 Dig Into Nature
DIG INTO NATURE: SIGN UP FOR EVENTS & WORKSHOPS
Sunday, September 2, 2018

Events and Workshops Fall 2018: Come learn new techniques in the arts and sciencies. Work with researchers and writers to study the natural world. And use your new skills to contribute to sustainability in our region.

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