Napa Valley’s Warren Winiarski Stands Up for Open Space: $25,000 Challenge Grant to Support Napa Open Space District

February 22, 2017

For 50 years Warren Winiarski has championed open space and agriculture preservation in Napa Valley.  On Thursday, February 23rd at the 10th Anniversary celebration of the Napa Open Space District, Mr. Winiarski will announce his donation of a $25,000 challenge grant to the Napa Open Space District to expand outdoor education,volunteer involvement and public outreach, […]

Internships with the Solano County Water Agency

February 7, 2017

The Solano County Water Agency is recruiting for a total of 19 paid internship positions in 2017. The internships consist of 8 Water Conservation and 11 Lake Berryessa Outreach internship positions:   • Lake Berryessa Outreach Intern- 11 Openings • Water Conservation Intern (Vacaville Location) – 3 Openings • Water Conservation Intern (Fairfield Location) – […]

Wilderness First Aid Class at EcoCamp Berryessa

January 10, 2017

Two-Day Wilderness First Aid at EcoCamp Berryessa Dates: Thursday and Friday, April 27 and 28, 2017 Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm both days Cost: $150 (+ processing fee) per person for the 2-day course (Classes do NOT include CPR.)  Click here to purchase tickets. Age limit: no one under the age of 18 may […]

Sunday Drive on the Napa-Lake Berryessa Loop by Tom Stienstra

January 9, 2017

We made Tom Stienstra’s column in the San Francisco Chronicle!  Check it out here!

Join us for a day of service on Martin Luther King Day!

January 2, 2017

MLK MONDAY A Day of Action and Compassion January 16, 2017 Join us for a community gathering celebrating the life of Dr. King and continuing his legacy through a day of action & compassion. Everyone is welcome! This event is being organized by the MLK coalition – a group of non-profits, religious groups and local […]

Ways to Enjoy Nature in the Napa Valley from the Napa Valley Register

December 28, 2016

Check out this great article on ways to enjoy nature here in the Napa Valley!  Don’t forget to #NOSD when you post your photos on Facebook and/or Instagram so we can see your outdoor adventure!  

Sneak Peek at Smittle Creek photo album

December 27, 2016

Photographers Jim Rose and Kim Nguyen joined Napa Open Space District General Manager John Woodbury on a sneak peek hike at Smittle Creek.  We’ve shared their album on our Facebook page and you can check it out here.

Moore Creek Park Trails Advisory

December 14, 2016

In the winter months when Moore Creek is flowing strong, it’s often not possible to cross the creek safely and without getting wet.  This is a great time to enjoy a 4 mile loop trip using the Valentine Vista Trail and the lower section of the Moore Creek Trail, which features wonderful views and no […]

Sneak Peek At Smittle Creek

December 14, 2016

The Napa Open Space District General Manager John Woodbury took part in a hike this last weekend to the recently acquired Smittle Creek property.  Once open Smittle Creek will create access to the 6000 acre Cedar Rough Wilderness Area. Click here to check out the photos of the hike!

Life After Measure Z

December 6, 2016

Nearly 65% of voters said YES to Measure Z.  In most elections that would be a landslide.  But in California, measures that provide funding for specific purposes require approval by a supermajority – 66.7% of the votes cast. Measure Z would have provided the first dedicated funding for the Napa County Regional Park and Open […]