by Heather Ah San
When someone asks you where you’re from, what do you usually say?
In my freshman year of college in Oregon, I struggled as an outsider to describe my home base.
The answer Sonoma County was met with crickets.
Wine Country? “That’s close to L.A., right?”
Fine, the Bay.
You’d think I said I lived in Santa’s North Pole based on their fervent response. How lucky I am, they’d say, to live so close to San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, all connected by our beautiful bay waters that allow us to call our home “the Bay.”
Sonoma Land Trust is a local nonprofit based in Santa Rosa, CA, that conserves scenic, natural, agricultural and open lands in Sonoma County for the benefit of the community and future generations. This blog focuses on SLT's stewardship team, whose members do hands-on work to directly protect, restore, and safeguard the land for generations to come.