Stories of the Land

August 15, 2019 from 6:30 8:45 PM

Tolay Lake Regional Park

5869 Cannon Lane

Petaluma, CA 94954
38.20542556, -122.5214575

Who lived here before us? What influences have past practices had on our current landscapes? Culture is alive, thriving, and ever changing. Join us for the series that examines the people and personalities of Sonoma County, their stories, and how their lives are tied to our most loved parks.

Examining the Past & Present: People, Place & Parks

Saturday, September 28 • 9-11AM
Doran Regional Park - Jetty Day Use Area

Investigate the park’s cultural history during a scavenger hunt revealing what the landscape looked like prior to Spanish/Mexican settlements, learn about the Coast Miwok, take a journey back in time to Vallejo’s ranches and begin to unearth our roots. Families and folks of all ages welcome. Parking $7 or  free for Regional Parks members. For more information on this free event, contact Irma Cuevas by email at  irma.cuevas@sonoma-county.org or by phone at  (707) 565-7888.

Saturday, December 14 • 9-11AM
Laguna de Santa Rosa Trail - Highway 12 entrance

Did you know the Laguna de Santa Rosa was an area where nomadic gatherings occurred? Who inhabited this amazing watershed and how do we continue to benefit from the biodiversity and ecological services of wetlands? Investigate the Laguna de Santa Rosa’s cultural history with a fun scavenger hunt revealing what the landscape looked like prior to the gold rush of 1849. Families and folks of all ages welcome. Parking $7 or  free for Regional Parks members. For more information on this free event, contact Irma Cuevas by email at  irma.cuevas@sonoma-county.org or by phone at  (707) 565-7888.

Visit Tolay Lake Regional Park

Tolay Lake Regional Park in spring

3,434 acres in southwest Petaluma featuring a seasonal lake, creek, wetlands, grasslands, and views of San Pablo Bay and San Francisco.