Coyote Valley: A New Frontier for POST

Coyote Valley, south of San Jose, is the link that provides wildlife in our area with the room to roam. That's why, earlier this month, we protected 30-acre Fisher Flats - the beginning of our work to build a network of protected lands in the Coyote Valley. Learn more here!

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A Day in the Life of Windy Hill

There are so many stories that unfold on any given day in our open spaces. To uncover some of those stories, we spent the entire day filming at POST-protected Windy Hill. Here's what we found.

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Essentials for a POST Lands Adventure

It's almost summertime, which means it's almost prime time for adventuring in our open spaces. Jump into this blog to be sure you have the essentials for your next big adventure.

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Hike to an Old-Growth Redwood

The warm days of summer are approaching. Escape the heat with a visit to one of the Bay Area's oldest redwood trees.

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A Hike for Late-Season Wildflowers

It's not too late to see the spring wildflowers! Here is one of our favorite late-season wildflower hikes.

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A Case for Resilience

As we continue to experience the impacts of climate change, the health of our open spaces and their resilience to change will become increasingly important. Here's what we're doing to build an ecologically resilient Bay Area.

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Protecting the Missing Links

It's all about making the connections. Learn about what we are doing to connect open spaces in the Bay Area so that wildlife continue to have the freedom to roam.

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Our Opportunity to Shape the Future

Our chance to define the future of our region is now! We have to act to protect our local landscape. POST Board Member Christy Holloway explains what you can do to help shape the future of our region.

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Reflections from Walter

POST supporters and advocates make our work possible. Whether making a donation, leading a hike, telling a friend about our work, or liking us on Facebook, we have many people cheering us on.

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5 Reasons Why Redwoods Are (Ecologically) the Coolest

POST recently met its $50 million fundraising goal for the Heart of the Redwoods campaign six months ahead of schedule, and it’s not hard to see why our supporters are so excited about saving the redwoods...

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Celebrating Cesar Chavez Day with POST-Protected Farms

This Cesar Chavez Day, we’re celebrating all the farmers and farm workers that work so hard to make California’s agricultural output the nation’s largest.

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Poison Oak: What You Need to Know

As a poison oak sufferer, I always assumed everyone knew how to identify a patch of the plant, but recently heard a fellow hiker admit they didn’t know what it looked like! So I did some research.

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Get Your Veggies

Think about a small village on the San Mateo Coast in say, 1850. Now think about the households in that community. What did they eat for dinner?

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POST My Ride

Happy Bike to Work Day! Since 1956, thousands of people have taken to their bikes for their commute on this May holiday.

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Fighting Nature Deficit Disorder

If you’re reading this, you likely know first-hand the restorative benefits of an afternoon spent outside. In fact, the intangible scenic and spiritual effects of open spaces often motivate conservation work just as much as ecological research does.

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