A day in the life of a year of the Laguna de Santa Rosa.

LagunaPic Late March 2014

Difficult to get to the Laguna de Santa Rosa on a timely basis, even though it's only a few miles to any location along it's marshy banks. However, I have made a point to get out there at least a few times as the latest in a series of spring [...]

By | March 30th, 2014|1 Comment

LagunaPic 12.10.13

Days of ice at the Laguna de Santa Rosa (and elsewhere) will come to an end by the middle of the (Thursday?) week.  For the time being, the ice remains. Thanks to the Sonoma County Bird Rescue Center [...]

By | December 10th, 2013|0 Comments

LagunaPic 11.26.13

Originally, I went to the Laguna de Santa Rosa Tuesday to photograph Jose Ochoa feeding his cattle alfalfa hay, near the intersection of Occidental and Sanford Roads.  I'm continuously surprised by how the light changes from minute to minute and the dichotomy of the Laguna which provides multiple opportunities to [...]

By | November 26th, 2013|0 Comments

LagunaPic 11.22.13

My apologies go out to Sunridge Charter School of Sebastopol for not posting pictures of their Lantern Walk in the Laguna de Santa Rosa Friday, November 22. The group of second graders construct paper lanterns and walk the connected paths around the Laguna Wetlands Preserve in Sebastopol, singing a variety [...]

By | November 25th, 2013|0 Comments

LagunaPic 11.04.13

A Community Shared Agriculture program in Sebastopol, the Laguna Farm workers till the soil of the Laguna de Santa Rosa. Underwater for much of the winter, the fields are used to grow vegetables and salad greens for the remainder of the dry season.  Located off Cooper Road in Sebastopol, Laguna Farm members receive a [...]

By | November 4th, 2013|0 Comments

LagunaPic 10.17.13

Twenty four years ago today, I was hanging off the side of the Bay Bridge photographing the devastating effects of the Loma Prieta earthquake which so rudely shattered the lives of those living in the Bay Area.  I was at the Laguna de Santa Rosa this evening photographing birds.  Oddly, [...]

By | October 17th, 2013|0 Comments

LagunaPic 10.16.13

On the very southern edge of the Laguna de Santa Rosa is a series of connected flood control channels at Stony Point Road and Rohnert Park Expressway.  In the past couple of years the Santa Rosa Pumpkin Patch has sprouted from the fertile flood plain, the Laguna soil ideal for [...]

By | October 16th, 2013|0 Comments

LagunaPic 10.09.13

There are days. There are days you are happy just to wake up. Smell the air; feel the bite of autumn and the soft, crisp sound of leaves underfoot. Bask in the grace of Indian Summer, wipe the sweat from your brow; bundle up at twilight and listen to the [...]

By | October 9th, 2013|0 Comments

LagunaPic 10.08.13

Obviously it's been a few days since I posted anything of the Laguna de Santa Rosa.  You can blame the Oakland A's and the 49ers. Here you are... -Kent Porter

By | October 8th, 2013|1 Comment

LagunaPic 10.01.13

The sunrise was diffused in steam fog this morning, making for an interesting photograph. -Kent Porter

By | October 1st, 2013|0 Comments