The Surprising Science of “Fairy Rings”

For decades, researchers thought the trees within a redwood "fairy ring" were genetically identical. But it turns out that's not always the case. Learn why that matters.

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Citizen Science: Discover the Biodiversity Under Our Noses

You too can become a citizen scientist and help protect our open spaces. Here's how we suggest you get started!

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Snakes on a Plain: Monitoring the Endangered San Francisco Garter Snake

Meet Patrick Lien, a snake researcher with the U.S. Geologic Survey and learn about his work studying the endangered San Francisco garter snake.

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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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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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Re-Oaking: The Future of Silicon Valley

To help build a more ecologically resilient Bay Area, researchers at the San Francisco Estuary Institute have a creative solution: re-oaking! Here's what the future holds for oaks in the Silicon Valley.

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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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Invasive Species: Jubata grass

Invasive grasses are a serious problem on our Cloverdale Coastal Ranches property. Let's learn more about where the grasses come from and how we can manage them.

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A Case for Resilience

As we continue to experience the impacts of climate change, the health of our open spaces and their resilience to change will become increasingly important. Here's what we're doing to build an ecologically resilient Bay Area.

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Protecting the Missing Links

It's all about making the connections. Learn about what we are doing to connect open spaces in the Bay Area so that wildlife continue to have the freedom to roam.

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