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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hidden in the shadows cast by willows, alders, and cottonwoods, a migrating female steelhead swam slowly upstream in the shallow waters of Pescadero Creek in the autumn of 1989.