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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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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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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32-Mile Run Through Open Spaces

Sean Dempsey, POST board member and ultra runner, ran 32 miles through South Bay open spaces. Read his story and find out why he almost didn't make it.

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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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Planned Giving – My Gift for the Future

Judith L. Humburg is a long time supporter of POST. In this guest blog, hear why POST resonates with her values and the reasons she decided to make a gift for the future.

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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? Dr. Nicole Heller, our Director of Conservation Science, explores these questions and proposes a new approach to understanding our landscape.

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Trail Running: Going the Distance

Our board member Sean Dempsey ran 48 miles from his house in Los Altos to the Pacific Ocean. We couldn't believe it either, so we caught up with Sean to get the details firsthand.

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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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