SMP Journal


Sonoma Mountain Journal 2023
Highlights reciprocity, the struggle for the land at the SDC, our 30th anniversary, and our new board members.

Sonoma Mountain Journal 2022
Highlights the soft opening of Lafferty, how to live with fire, and indigenous perspectives and connection to the mountain.  

Sonoma Mountain Journal 2021
Highlights education as part of the legacy and future of Sonoma Mountain.

Sonoma Mountain Journal 2020
Highlights climate change on Sonoma Mountain, including predictions for how vegetation may shift, conversations with two grape growers about the “new abnormal,” and how climate change may affect wildlife. Other articles discuss how we can make it a mountain for all (diversity issues), hiking Taylor Mountain, what SMP has been up to, and a list of our wonderful donors and volunteers.

Sonoma Mountain Journal 2019
Highlights the process of creating the North Sonoma Mountain Ridge Trail,  updates on SMP hikes, plans, and initiatives, how conservation easements and other legal agreements work to create land legacies, a map guide to the beautiful East Slope trail, and a tribute to Ted Eliot.

Sonoma Mountain Journal 2018
Highlights recreation on Sonoma Mountain and throughout its range.

Sonoma Mountain Journal 2017
Highlights the stories and effects of the 2017 wildfires on Sonoma Mountain.

Sonoma Mountain Journal 2016
Highlights Sonoma Mountain’s west side, from Adobe Creek near Petaluma to the North Slope Regional Park. Discover Gravity Hill, Penngrove Rock Ranches, Fairfield-Osborne, and Adobe Creek Hatchery.

Sonoma Mountain Journal 2015
Highlights the artists, visionaries and spiritual leaders connected with the mountain.

Sonoma Mountain Journal 2014
Highlights the Sonoma Developmental Center–its past, present and future.