Must-Do’s on the California Coastal Trail

Rachael Lopes, POST's new Senior Project Manager, Regional Trails, shares two must-do's on the California Coastal Trail.

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Preventing Droughts and Floods…with Cows

How can well managed grasslands prevent droughts, floods and slow the impacts of climate change? Guest blogger Christine Su has the answers here.

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Reviving Butano Creek

How do you repair a creek out of balance? How do you fix a watershed? Find out in this guest blog!

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A Hike to Chase Waterfalls

The recent rains have made for a great waterfall season. Crazy Pete's trail in Coal Creek Open Space Preserve is perfect to experience beautiful waterfalls.

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The Future of Local Landscapes

POST board member Andrew Bosworth takes some time to reflect on the future of Silicon Valley and why he's committed to protecting open spaces. Watch the video!

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How to Fix A Landslide

On March 8th of last year, in the middle of a stormy night, a massive landslide occurred near the town Pescadero, CA. This is a story about what it takes to be good stewards of the land – to protect and care for our special open spaces. Dive in!

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A Hike to Celebrate 40 Years with POST

The Anniversary Trail is a short hike atop Windy Hill with 360 degree views of the Bay and surrounding valley, perfect for celebrating 40 years of POST-protected lands.

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Bee-nefits of Wild Bees

Wild bees are pollinating upwards of 39% of our crops in California. Whoa! Wait, what? Really? It's true! 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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