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Coyote Valley: The Impossible Dream (Come True)
After decades of debate over land use, the San Jose City Council recently entered into agreements with POST and the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority to acquire 937 acres at the northern end of Coyote Valley. Find the full story here.
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Where Did California’s Wild Turkeys Come From?
Did you know that the Bay Area's wild turkeys aren’t native to California? Learn more here.
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Upcoming Events

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November 23, 2019
  • Cowell Purisima Trail - Half Moon Bay
  • 3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
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Join us for a beautiful, easy 3-mile walk along the Cowell Purisima Trail which Peninsula Open Space Trust helped create by protecting adjacent farmland. After walking about half of the bluff-top mile trail, we'll turn around and try to catch the sunset on the way back.
November 24, 2019
  • Wavecrest Open Space Reserve
  • 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
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Enjoy a refreshing morning walk along the bluffs of the Wavecrest Trail! This family-friendly hike is an easy 2-mile walk and great for all ages and levels of hikers. Register now to reserve a spot!
November 29, 2019
  • Calero County Park - Rancho San Vicente Trail
  • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Want to skip the manic shopping sprees? #OptOutside with POST and enjoy a gorgeous afternoon hike at Rancho San Vicente instead! This 5+ mile hike will take you through glowing hilltops and lovely oaks, and is a great way to escape the busy crowds.

December 7, 2019
  • Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve
  • 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M
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Enjoy a stunning sunset hike at Mindego Hill - this strenuous route will take you up to the top of the hill where you'll enjoy panoramic views of beautiful redwood forests.

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