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The Secret Life of Acorn Woodpeckers
Would you believe it if we told you that acorn woodpeckers get married, change their kid’s diapers, use day care and can predict the weather? It's true! Dig into this blog to learn more.
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Where to Go Hiking in San Jose’s Coyote Valley
If you're looking for a hike near San Jose, you've come to the right place. Here are three favorite nearby in Coyote Valley.
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Nature Activities for Kids (And the Young at Heart)
Keep the outdoor education going all year by taking your kids to these great Bay Area science and nature centers.
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Upcoming Events

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September 21, 2019
  • La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve
  • 4:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
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Have you experienced the beauty of La Honda in the evening? This sunset hike is the perfect reason to do so! This ~6-mile hike is moderate to strenuous and truly beautiful. Register now!
September 28, 2019
  • Bair Island
  • 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
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Join POST and SFBBO for a unique opportunity to volunteer at Bair Island and support it's unique ecosystem by weeding, seeding or planting! Sign up now to reserve a spot and help us protect this valuable ecosystem!
September 29, 2019
  • Cowell-Purisima Coastal Trail
  • 8:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
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Join POST on a beautiful, 7-mile walk along the Cowell-Purisima Trail, which POST helped create by protecting adjacent farmland. While it may be a bit foggy in the morning, this trail is still gorgeous. Sign up now to grab a spot!
October 5, 2019
  • Bair Island
  • 10 A.M. or 12 P.M. Start Times
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Enjoy a docent-led tour of POST-protected Bair Island on Bay Day - October 5th. This easy, interpretive walk takes place either at 10:00 AM or at 12:00 PM. You'll learn about the marine life on the island, and about the work that important organizations like SFBBO do to restore Bair Island. Sign up now!

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