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Birds Are Flocking to California Right Now. Here’s Why
Right now, thousands of birds are flocking to California's San Francisco Bay. Why here? And how do they know where they're going?
Posted on By Peter Cowan, PhD
7 Animals That Scare Us (And Why We Need Them)
Learn about 7 "scary" animals and the crucial roles they play in our landscapes.
Posted on By Nik Rau
Pumpkin Patches on the Peninsula and in the South Bay
Looking for that perfect pumpkin patch? Here are our favorites.
Posted on By Benjamin Wright

Upcoming Events

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November 4, 2021
Pillar Point Bluff - Nov 4, 2021 - 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
  • Pillar Point Bluff
  • 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Event Details
Come enjoy sweeping panoramic views of the ocean on this easy, family-friendly 2.5-mile walk! Explore the Jean Lauer Trail and hear about the history of this beautiful trail and the role that POST played in protecting this bluff.
November 5, 2021
Online Event - Nov 5, 2021 - 7:00 P.M.
Event Details
Join Peninsula Open Space Trust for a special free online screening of "The Falconer" in honor of the Fall Raptor Migration Season! The Falconer is a documentary feature that captures beauty and hope in the story of master falconer Rodney Stotts on his mission to build a bird sanctuary and provide access to nature for his stressed community.
November 9, 2021
Rancho Cañada del Oro - Nov 9, 2021 - 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
  • Rancho Cañada del Oro
  • 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
Event Details
Enjoy a beautiful afternoon 4.1 mile hike through beautiful Rancho Cañada del Oro! Sign up now and get a chance to view rolling grasslands and oak woodland ridges.
November 13, 2021
Rancho San Vicente - Nov 13, 2021 - 12:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
  • Rancho San Vicente
  • 12:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Event Details
Join POST and Santa Clara County Parks for Raptor Fest, a unique, informative, and exciting event featuring knowledgeable bird experts, live bird informational talks, and more!
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