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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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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The Story of An Old-Growth Redwood

This is the story of Methuselah, one of the oldest living redwoods on the Peninsula. Take a trip through time and hear the stories it has to tell.

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What Makes A Healthy Farm?

We're working to secure healthy farms on the San Mateo coast. This work takes more than just protecting farmland from development. Dive in (watch the video) and learn what it takes to build a healthy local farm.

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How Do You Heal A Redwood Forest?

To know where you want to go, sometimes it's helpful to know where you’ve been. Take a trip back in time with us and learn the history of logging at San Vicente Redwoods.

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Tracking Bobcats in Coyote Valley (part 1)

Coyote Valley is one of the most important wildlife corridors in the Bay Area. We're tracking bobcat and gray fox in the Valley to better understand their movement and how to protect their habitat. Learn more here!

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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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