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Lessons Learned at Cloverdale Coastal Ranches
Land intern, Beatrix Jimenez, took on a large project this summer working to measure the success of our grassland restoration at our Cloverdale Coastal Ranches property. She didn't expect what she found. Here are her lessons learned:
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Win-Win for San Vicente Redwoods
Sometimes things just come together, it all just lines up for a win-win for conservation. This is one of those stories from POST-protected San Vicente Redwoods.
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Secrets to A Long-Life on the Trail
We caught up with a few trail users who have been hiking in the Bay Area for over 50 years. We wanted to learn their secrets to a long-life on the trail. Here's what we found.
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Backpacking Across the Peninsula (part 2)
Read part two of this cross-Peninsula backpacking adventure. We've shared all the information you need to make this trip yourself!
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Upcoming Events

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October 25, 2017
  • Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve
  • 10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
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Join our friends at MidPeninsula Regional Open Space District for a moderately-paced, exercise-focused hike on trails with beautiful scenery. “Scenic Aerobic” hikes are offered at different preserves every second and fourth Wednesday. The route of each hike will be determined by the docents based on current trail and weather conditions.
October 28, 2017
  • El Corte de Madera Creek Preserve
  • 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
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Witness the effect of centuries of nature at work in this beautiful Preserve including an 1,800 year old redwood tree and a rock whose formation started millions of years ago. Join docents to explore the densely wooded Sierra Morena, Fir, Tafoni, and Resolution Trails with an elevation gain of 800 - 1,000 feet. You’ll stop for lunch at the vista point where you’ll enjoy a lovely view before heading back on the same route.
October 29, 2017
  • Markegard Family Grass-fed Ranch
  • 12:30 P.M.
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Join POST's sustainable ranching partners Markegard Family Grass-fed for an afternoon on their Half Moon Bay coastal ranch to celebrate the newly released memoir by Doniga Markegard, "Dawn Again: Tracking the Wisdom of the Wild." Lunch by local favorite Tim Edmonds.
November 5, 2017
  • Calero County Park
  • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Just south of San Jose on the west side of Santa Clara Valley, Calero is one of the region’s most beautiful oak woodlands. Join us for a 5 mile hike at the end of the day, when the park's grassy hilltops will be bathed light from the sunset!

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