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Sonoma County Board of Supervisors OKs Fitch Mountain purchase

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors unanimously authorized the use of $1.8 million in open space funds Tuesday to purchase 199 acres atop Fitch Mountain in Healdsburg.

Healdsburg’s Fitch Mountain summit to become park

The top of Fitch Mountain, the scenic backdrop to Healdsburg, is set to be purchased for use as a park, capping a decade-long effort to preserve it for public access.

Plan to create park on Fitch Mountain stalls

Negotiations have hit a snag to acquire Healdsburg’s Fitch Mountain and create a nature preserve with public hiking trails, frustrating county and city officials.