The Houseplant That Tried to Take Over a San Vicente Creek

There's an invasive houseplant loose in the Santa Cruz Mountains that can swallow a creek. But we're going to stop it before it can.

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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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Our Favorite Redwood Hikes

We're lucky to live close to so many towering groves of redwood trees. But let's be honest, we all have our favorites. Here are our top four.

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The Making of Giants: Redwood Forest Restoration in the Santa Cruz Mountains

We have a plan to restore the redwood forest at POST-protected San Vicente Redwoods - we're working to make giant trees. Watch the video and learn more.

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Fighting for Salmon in San Vicente Creek

Coho salmon in San Vicente Creek near Davenport are on the brink of extinction. We're fighting for the survival of these fish. Here's our story.

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Where to Find 10 Big Redwoods in the Santa Cruz Mountains

Here we share a map that shows you where to find some of the biggest and old trees in the Santa Cruz Mountains. See these giants for yourself!

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Win-Win for San Vicente Redwoods

Sometimes things just come together, it all just lines up for a win-win for conservation. This is one of those stories.

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The Story of An Old-Growth Redwood

This is the story of Methuselah, one of the oldest living redwoods on the Peninsula. Take a trip through time and hear the stories it has to tell.

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191-acre Redwood Property Now Belongs to You

In 2017, POST transferred ownership of the 191-acre Krauskopf-Conley property to Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District. This was made possible by the continued generosity of Fran Conley. Here's her story.

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Hike to an Old-growth Redwood

In the warm days of summer, escape the heat with a visit to one of the Bay Area's oldest redwood trees.

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