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Invasive Species 101
What are invasive species, and how do they impact our open spaces? Let's learn more about why invasive species matter.
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Woodrats: A Home for the Holidays
Rats? Ew, gross. That's a pretty typical response when thinking about rats. But maybe that's because you've never met a dusky-footed woodrat. They're actually quite civilized. Curious? Learn more here!
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A Hike for Your New Year’s Resolution
Looking for a hike to kickstart your New Year's resolution? This trek through the Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve provides both a serious workout and beautiful vistas of the South Bay area.
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Inside the Badger’s Burrow
Did you know that we have badgers in our open spaces? It's true! Let's take a look inside the underground lives of these elusive critters.
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Upcoming Events

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January 31, 2017
  • Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
  • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • 40
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National Geographic photographer and extreme athlete Jimmy Chin will be speaking as part of the Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST)’s 2017 Wallace Stegner Lecture Series, themed ‘Drawing Inspiration from Nature’.
February 12, 2017
  • Rancho Cañada del Oro
  • 1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
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Join POST on a hike at Rancho Cañada del Oro, a beautiful property tucked away in the backcountry of south San Jose with glorious rolling grasslands, oak woodland ridges and sage chaparral.
February 21, 2017
  • Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
  • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • 40
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Poet, essayist, and environmental activist Gary Snyder will be speaking as part of the Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST)’s 2017 Wallace Stegner Lecture Series, themed ‘Drawing Inspiration from Nature’.
March 11, 2017
  • Cowell-Purisima Coastal Trail
  • 3:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.
Event Details
Join POST on a beautiful, 6 mile walk along the Cowell-Purisima Trail that POST helped to create by protecting adjacent farmland. After walking most of the 3.6 mile bluff top trail, we'll turn around to catch the sunset on the way back.

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