Hike Through the Baylands

Living and working in a city, it can be easy to think that you have to make a long trip to get outside and away from it all. Well, think again. There's a great hike waiting for you in our local baylands.

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Hike For A Date

Nothing brings two people together like quality time in the great outdoors. That's why we were so excited when we found this 1.5 mile hike to Schilling Lake. It's a great spot for a weeknight date, or romantic weekend stroll.

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Connecting to Our Farms

It’s the connections we create that make a lasting impact in our communities. This story is an example of that, everything came together in the right way to connect a local restaurant with POST-protected Blue House Farms.

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Understanding Butano Creek

We're working to reconnect Butano Creek near Pescadero, CA to approximately 100 acres of its historical floodplain. Here's what we're doing to gauge our success.

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Minute with Matt: Coast Live Oaks

In this first video, we take you on a trip to POST-protected Pearson-Arastradero Preserve to show you how to identify coast live oaks, the most abundant species of oaks.

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Trail For A Hard Hike

If you're looking for a hard hike, look no further. This 8.8-mile loop at El Corte de Madera Open Space Preserve is one of our favorites and takes you past a massive sandstone boulder, beautiful vista and a towering old-growth redwood.

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Watersheds of the Peninsula in 90 Seconds

Have you heard the term “watershed” before? Perhaps you know the term but can’t visually grasp what one is? In our latest video, Dr. Nicole Heller, POST’s 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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Measures AA & A: What You Need to Know

It’s an exciting time to be a voter in the Bay Area, especially for nature lovers looking to make an impact. But before you cast your vote, here’s what you need to know.

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