Visions of the Wild Festival

Four Days Of Festivities In Downtown Vallejo

Wednesday, September 3 — Saturday, September 6

The Wilderness Act is Turning 50! Join us in downtown Vallejo for a four-day celebration of wildness in our own backyard. Visions of the Wild reflects the beauty and diversity of our community and our natural surroundings. The festival starts the evening of Wednesday, September 3rd with a walk and a concert, and ends the evening of Saturday, September 6th with a variety show and closing night celebration. You and your family can enjoy entertainment, education and activities for all ages. The festival's four days and nights are filled with music, dancing, food, poetry, art shows, films, speakers, exhibits, field trips, and more.

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Aim for Ag & Open Space

4th Annual Sporting Clay Shoot

Congressman Mike Thompson "Taking a Shot"

The 4th Annual Aim for Ag & Open Space Sporting Clay Shoot which took place Saturday, August 16th at Birds Landing Hunting Preserve was a huge success! Many thanks to our generous sponsors, all those who participated, the professional staff of Birds Landing Hunting Preserve, photographer Yumi Wilson, and of course – the amazing volunteers who help us out! A special thank you goes out to Ryan Broddrick, Vice Chair of the California Waterfowl Association (CWA), for delivering such a dynamic message on the value of conservation.

From left to right: Conor Riley, Jon Riley, Jim Riley, Congressman Mike Thompson & Bran Eubanks

Aim for Ag 2014 Award Winners

Novice Class Champion - Glenn McIntyre
Intermediate Class Champ - Steve Mikich
Advanced Class Champion - Tim Hamann
Expert Class Champion - David Wix
Labor Champion - Bran Eubanks
Ladies Champion - Rosie Humes
Junior Champion - Andrew Bidou
Duck and Cover Award - Lynda and Taylor Fuller (Mother/Daughter team)
High Over-All Champion (50 Targets) - Loyd Bonfonte 46
High Over-All Champion (100 Targets) - Tom Backer 92

Thank you, Russ Lester, for sharing your passion for agriculture with Solano Land Trust for 19 years!


"Russ Lester's long service to the Solano Land Trust Board of Directors has been stellar," says Board President Linda Seifert. "His leadership has moved Solano Land Trust from its early beginnings to becoming a significant and respected force in the preservation and conservation of agricultural lands in Solano County."

Russ Lester (middle) receiving an award from Board President
Linda Seifert (left) and Executive Director Nicole Byrd (right)

“That land is a community is the basic concept of ecology, but that land is to be loved and respected is an extension of ethics.”
―Aldo Leopold