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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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October 23, 2021
Rancho Canda del Oro - Oct 23, 2021 - 4:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
  • Rancho Canda del Oro
  • 4:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
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Event Details
POST is a proud sponsor of this fundraiser for Saved By Nature, which provides a variety of unique, multilingual and multicultural outdoor nature experiences and environmental programs. Join Saved By Nature for a family-friendly evening event to be held in the meadow at Rancho Canada del Oro Open Space Preserve. The event will include with special guest Speaker Jose Gonzalez and music by DJ Shugga Shay! There will also be a live bat presentation by Northern California Bats and a live owl and opossum presentation by the Wildlife Education & Rehabilitation Center. The fundraiser event will include auction, raffle, tacos, horchata, arts & crafts, and festival games and finish off with a family friendly movie screening.

October 24, 2021
La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve - Oct 24, 2021 - 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
  • La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve
  • 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Event Details
Have you experienced the beauty of La Honda? This morning hike is the perfect reason to do so! This ~6-mile hike is moderate to strenuous and truly beautiful. Register now!
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.
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