Finding San Jose’s Lost Wetland

One of the largest freshwater wetlands was once on the outskirts of downtown San Jose. Hear the story and see what an old map can teach us about today's landscape.

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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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Measure AA: 7 Things You Need To Know

If you live in one of the Bay Area’s nine counties, you’re going to want to pay attention to ballot Measure AA. If passed, Measure AA would approve a $12…

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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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Conservation Easement Monitoring 101

Looking for a crash course on conservation easements and how they're monitored? This is the blog for you! Tiffany Edwards, our Conservation Project Manager, explains her work managing the many volunteers who make this work possible.

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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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Conservation Easement 101

What is a conservation easement? How does POST use easements to protect open spaces? What are the incentives for landowners to adopt an easement? Find the answers in this blog post by Tiffany Edwards.

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Steelhead Stories: Community Voices, Part II

The Watershed Project involved students, teachers, administrators, staff and the community of Pescadero from 1991 to 1997. After all these years, the following interviews were conducted recently by Steve Maskel, who was director of the program and is now retired from science teaching.

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Steelhead Stories: Community Voices, Part I

The Watershed Project involved students, teachers, administrators, staff and the community of Pescadero from 1991 to 1997. After all these years, the following interviews were conducted recently by Steve Maskel, who was director of the program and is now retired from science teaching.

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Steelhead Stories: The Watershed Project

Imagine a tiny public high school in a stunning coastal valley framed by beaches, estuaries, redwood forests, the Santa Cruz Mountains, and nearby agricultural fields. In this tiny school, seven teachers labored to provide a quality education to 100 students in grades 8-12.

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