A Day in the Life of A Farmer

Get a glimpse into a day in the life of today's San Mateo coastal farmer.

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What’s A Forest Bath (And Why You Need One)

Learn how short, slow, contemplative walks through the forest can dramatically improve your health and wellbeing!

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Butano Creek Is Coming Back to Life

We're watching as Butano Creek comes back to life. Hear the story of how we saved this local treasure.

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What Makes A Healthy Landscape Linkage?

Dive into this interactive graphic and explore the ingredients needed to protect and enhance healthy landscape linkages in the Bay Area.

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Back from the Brink – The Elephant Seals of Año Nuevo

Northern elephants seals were once thought to be extinct. Hear their story and find out how to witness this year's breeding season.

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A Story in the Rocks – The Geology of Tunitas Creek Beach

Have you ever wonder what created the huge bluffs at Tunitas Creek Beach? Find the answers here from POST's resident geologist, Irina Kogan.

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10 Most Popular Hikes on POST Lands in 2017

Ready for your next great hike? Consider these hikes, which were the top 10 most popular on our website in 2017.

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What You Should Know About the Pacific Flyway

It's that time of year again. Birds are migrating south for the winter along the Pacific Flyway. Wait, you don't know about that Pacific Flyway? Here's what you need to know.

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How to Explore the Bay Area’s Regional Trails

For the last 40 years, we have been working to support regional trails through our open spaces. Learn more about these trails, POST's involvement and how to experience them for yourself.

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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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