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Bringing Fire Back to the Land
In the fall of 2016, we supported a controlled fire at POST-protected San Vicente Redwoods. But this wasn't your typical wildfire. Dive into this blog to learn more!
A Wildlife Crossing on Hwy 17 – (part 2)
POST and its regional partners are working to build a wildlife crossing on Highway 17. In part two of this blog series, guest author Steve Maskel shares his insights into why this crossing is so urgently needed.
Why does rain smell so good?
Take a good sniff! Doesn't rain smell so good? But where does that great smell come from? Find the answers here.
Data Driven Stewardship
Current research suggests that well-managed grass fed cattle operations can have a beneficial impact on local ecology. Could this be a win-win for cattle ranchers and conservationists?

Upcoming Events

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October 29, 2016
  • Windy Hill Preserve
  • 7:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
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Event Details
Join Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) for our first ever Windy Hill Halloween Half Marathon. This fun, casual, run will be held at one of the most iconic open space preserves on the Peninsula, with incredible views of the surrounding area from the top of the race route.
November 10, 2016
  • Patagonia Palo Alto, 525 Alma St Palo Alto, California 94301
  • 6:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.
Event Details
Join Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) and Patagonia Palo Alto for an exclusive, free screening of the documentary film Meru, which chronicles the epic first ascent of Mount Meru in the Himalayas. Enjoy appetizers and drinks and meet other outdoors-lovers from the Palo Alto Area!
November 19, 2016
  • Bair Island Road, Redwood City, CA 94063
  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Details
Our Partners at the Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge are hosting a walking tour through Inner Bair Island in celebration of its reopening and Bay Day! Come witness this historical wetland restoration in process. 10am Saturday November 19th.
December 4, 2016
  • Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve
  • 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Event Details
Join Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) for a very challenging trek through the heart of Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve, just south of Los Gatos and east of Lexington Reservoir. Get some incredible exercise, take in the views and learn about how POST has protected over a dozen properties that now make up this rugged preserve!

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