The Invisible Benefits of Bair Island

Bair Island, just east of Redwood City, is one of those places where there is so much more that meets the eye. Watch the video on carbon sequestration and let us show you what we mean.

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The Food Web of Bair Island

On a kayaking trip, Dr. Nicole Heller, our Former Director of Conservation Science, was surprised at the life she encountered at Bair Island. Take a look at the richness of this place in our Bair Island food web infographic.

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Bringing Fire Back to the Land

In the fall of 2016, we supported a controlled fire at POST-protected San Vicente Redwoods. But this wasn't your typical wildfire. Dive into this blog to learn more!

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Listening for Marbled Murrelets

New technology helped us confirm the presence of marbled murrelets at POST-protected San Vicente Redwoods for the first time since 1914. But where do we go from here?

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Yes, in my backyard!

When you picture “wildlife habitat” a backyard is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. Dr. Nicole Heller, our Director of Conservation Science, shares her go-to rules for landscaping that will help native Californian species flourish.

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8 Things You Need to Know About Streams

To show just how important stream habitat is, and what makes it healthy, we created this infographic. Take a look...you'll probably never look at our streams the same way again!

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Watersheds of the Peninsula in 90 Seconds

In this video, Dr. Nicole Heller, POST’s former Director of Conservation Science, explains our local watersheds, why they’re important and some of the best places to get out and explore them for yourself. Oh, and she does all that in 90 seconds!

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Ant Squad to the Rescue

Twice a year a volunteer group called the “Ant Squad” comes together to survey Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve just West of Palo Alto, CA. This long-term monitoring team is helping us to better understand the long-term impact of invasive insects on natural systems.

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Indigenous Stewardship and Conservation In A Changing World

How did Native Americans influence the ecosystems of the Peninsula? What can we learn from those interactions and how do we apply what we are learning? We answer these questions and more...

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