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POST is dedicated to protecting the most incredible natural places in the world — right here in our backyard.

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San Vicente Redwoods – Reviving an Ancient Redwood Forest
May 31, 2023
Learn about our work healing this vast redwood forest.
Posted on By Irina Kogan
Queer Is Natural: An Interview with The Scrappy Naturalist
An estimated 1,000+ animal species engage in homosexual behaviors. Learn more from Dr. Christine Wilkinson, creator of the Queer is Natural series on Tiktok.
Posted on By Leslie Patron
5 Best Trails for Easy Hikes
May 9, 2023
Want to take it easy? Here are some of our favorite easy trails through POST-protected open spaces. We'll also share tips on how to optimize your pack to make hikes more comfortable. Enjoy!
Posted on By Rachael Faye
Why Humans Need Nature (According to Science!)
April 30, 2023
Studies have shown that being in nature, or even just looking at photos or video of nature, reduces the effects of stress in our bodies—how cool is that?
Posted on By Vickie Rozell

Upcoming Events

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June 3, 2023
San Vicente Redwoods Trail - Jun 3, 2023 - 10 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
  • San Vicente Redwoods Trail
  • 10 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
Event Details
Join us for a community hike at San Vicente Redwoods, a moderate hike of 3.5 miles on fairly level trails with moderate elevation gain.
June 3, 2023
Wavecrest Open Space - Jun 3, 2023 - 10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
  • Wavecrest Open Space
  • 10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Event Details
Calling all LGBTQ+ community members! Come birding with POST and Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society and meet other queers of a feather! Whether you are experienced or completely new to birding, this event will provide a fun opportunity to get out in nature, gain a bird’s eye view of species found locally, and find your flock.
June 9, 2023
Rancho Cañada del Oro - Jun 9, 2023 - 10 A.M. - 1 P.M.
  • Rancho Cañada del Oro
  • 10 A.M. - 1 P.M.
Event Details
Enjoy a beautiful 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.
June 11, 2023
Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve - Jun 11, 2023 - 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve
  • 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Event Details
Join Peninsula Open Space Trust for a beautiful 5-mile hike from the Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve to the top of the POST-protected Mindego Hill. You will be guided by POST ambassadors who will share details about how we protected this beautiful property featuring panoramic views of redwood ridges and undulating hillsides.
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