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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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Backpacking Across the Peninsula (part 1)
Do you ever dream of hiking across the Peninsula to the ocean? Well, you can! Here's the information you need for a cross-Peninsula adventure!
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Tracking Bobcats in Coyote Valley (part 2)
We're tracking bobcats with radio collars in Coyote Valley. Meet five of these cats and learn how they're helping to inform our conservation strategies.
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Upcoming Events

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September 30, 2017
  • Huddart Park
  • 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
Event Details
Join Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST), San Mateo County Parks, and Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks for a fun morning with your children, surrounded by trees and nature at Huddart Park! Knowledgeable staff and volunteers will lead activities tailored for kids ages 2-10, as well as a longer nature walk for older kids and adults of all ages.
October 8, 2017
  • Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve
  • 3:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.
Event Details
On this 5-mile excursion, you'll hike from the Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve to the top of the POST-protected Mindego Hill and back. Enjoy the sunset with views up and down the Santa Cruz Mountains from one of the most prominent peaks in the range!
October 21, 2017
  • Calero County Park
  • 9:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.
  • 50.00
Event Details
To round out our year of 40th anniversary events, POST is hosting a 5K and a 10K fun run at Calero County Park for all to enjoy.
October 29, 2017
  • Markegard Family Grass-fed Ranch
  • 12:30 P.M.
  • 39
Event Details
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.

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