Promoting a conservation ethic in people of all ages is central to our mission of Conservation in Action. Audubon Canyon Ranch offers exploration and learning opportunities for nature enthusiasts of all ages on three of its preserves: the Martin Griffin Preserve, the Bouverie Preserve and the Modini Mayacamas Preserves.

Join us on the preserves to explore seasonal changes, observe nesting birds and migrating newts, learn about native peoples' use of the land, hike past wildflower meadows and through redwood groves. Visitation is limited on all three preserves in order to ensure that human impact is kept in balance with land and habitat preservation goals.

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Fire, Flowers, Forage & People in Shaping of the Modini Mayacamas

Audubon Canyon Ranch Event Calendar


Fire, Flowers, Forage & People in Shaping of the Modini Mayacamas

Mar 23 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Modini Mayacamas Preserves

Learn about fire in the geologic past; plant adaptations to fire, smoke and ash; use of fire as a tool employed by Native cultures in the management of useful plants and habitats, the effects of historic over-grazing on fuel structure and fire recovery; historic fires in the area; intentional burning in the mid-1900’s; and the future of fire - and ACR’s Fire Forward – as we learn to live in and with flammable landscapes of Sonoma County. Join ACR Education Specialist Dave Self as we look for evidence of fire and it’s effects on the landscape.

Click here to register for this event.

$20 per person suggested donation. Contributions support the preservation, education and conservation science programs of Audubon Canyon Ranch. All donations are greatly appreciated! Click here to learn more about supporting ACR.

Donations support the preservation, education and conservation science programs of Audubon Canyon Ranch. Click here to learn more about supporting ACR!

Questions? Contact ACR Education Specialist David Self by email or by phone 707.431.8184 ext. 503.



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Modini Mayacamas Preserves